Where kids play to learn and grown-ups learn to play!
At the North Country Children’s Museum, we believe that learning is a hands-on, minds-on, interactive experience. With exhibits that celebrate the cultural and geographical resources of the North Country, you’ll find play areas and tinker spaces for all ages to get kids thinking, making, and doing. Build and balance in our Construction Zone or run the store in our Kids Co-Op and Bakery. Explore the Raquette River in our Adirondack Water Play exhibit or light up your mind with our STEAM Power everbright art wall. Our Playspace, especially designed for crawlers, toddlers and preschoolers, gets little ones moving with sensory and imaginative play. Come play and learn with us!
While we remain temporarily closed to the general public (details…) we will be open for a limited number of children for summer programs.
Learn more about our summer programs here. You can also reserve take-home science kits or help paint the Community Coloring Book Mural. Don’t forget to visit us digitally with our innovative STEAM at HOME programs.
What’s New at NCCM?
The Red Barn at 10 Raymond Street is the permanent home of the North Country Children’s Museum. This exciting space is located in the heart of historic, downtown Potsdam. NCCM worked with professional exhibit design firm Alchemy Studios to create an innovative and engaging museum experience. Alchemy Studios has designed exhibits for nationally and internationally renowned museums including the Smithsonian. To be a part, you can donate to NCCM and support the museum. Click the Support link to find more information on this and other ways to help NCCM grow.
We offer special weekly programs like Adirondack Science, Ceramics, DNA modeling, Engineering, West African Drumming and other art, science, and cultural topics. Join us for our changing innovative programs led by NCCM’s educators and featured guests. Click here for the complete schedule or sign up for our mailing list.
We’re ready for your visit!
The Red Barn
at 10 Raymond Street Potsdam, NY
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For more information call 315-274-9380.