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The World Awareness Children's Museum

Where children discover the world!
89 Warren Street Glens Falls, NY 12801 |
five kids holding homemade masks over their facesMake masks and memories at the World Awareness Children's Museum.
Family enjoying our Taiwanese Dragon Boat!
mother and daughter playing with puzzle pieces
Textile from our collection!
The exterior of our museum.
St. Patrick's Day at the museum!
Japanese exhibit in a museum complete with low table, pillows for sitting, and more traditional decorLearn about Japanese traditions at the Japanese Tea House.
Our Taiwanese Dragon Boat.
Learning about Dawali!
six kids looking through binoculars made out of toilet paper tubes


The World Awareness Children's Museum brings the adventures and wonders of the world to your kid through interactive exhibitions, multicultural programs, and exciting events. Play games, hear stories, dance, shop, create a travel adventure, and more.

Discover the world, enhance learning, and have an incredible time at the World Awareness Children's Museum. Plan your visit around their wide selection of programs and exhibits!

Hands-On Exhibits

  • ¡Hola, Mexico!: Farm, prepare and serve the diverse foods of Mexico
  • One World Gallery: unique art and artifacts
  • Kids Connect: interaction with computer programs
  • World Music: play interesting instruments like a balaphone or thumb piano
  • The Marketplace: shop at a Nigerian marketplace
  • Home and Family Life: learn about Japanese traditions at the Japanese Tea House
  • World Fashion: wear, role play, and admire clothing and costumes from around the world
  • Globe Theater: create your own performance with traditional dance steps
  • Count Me In: match coins and stamps from around the world to corresponding countries on a map
  • Experience Gallery: paddle through imaginary waters to win the Dragon Boat Race
  • Express Yourself Art Studio: provide your own artful expressions with art supplies

Museum Tours & Groups

  • Guided and self-guided tours available
  • Bring your school group
  • No charge for chaperones or school personnel
  • Reservations required two weeks in advance for tours

Outreach Programs

  • The museum can bring interactive programs directly to your site
  • Designed for individual classrooms of up to 30 programs
  • Programs are interactive and group-work based
  • Include an art project to take home
  • Aligned with NYS Common Core curriculum 

Birthday Parties

  • Memorable, high-energy, fun-filled experience
  • 90-minute party for up to 10 children ages 3 and up
  • Play in museum
  • Reserved space for cake and presents 
  • Party favors including a free return pass for all children
  • Special gift for birthday kid
  • Facility rentals also available for special events

International Youth Art Exchange Program

  • Permanent collection with over 7,000 pieces of original kids art from 81+ countries
  • Take a virtual tour of the artwork
  • Submit art and receive art in return
  • All participating artists receive Certificates of Recognition

Visit their website and learn more about discovering the world.

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