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"The color of springtime is in the flowers, the color of winter is in the imagination."

Recent News & Events

Something New Is On The Horizon at the Children's Museum at Holyoke!

The Children's Museum at Holyoke is thrilled to announce the opening of a groundbreaking exhibit: The Automotive TECHnician Center, presented by Marcotte Ford. This eagerly anticipated addition marks the museum's first new exhibit since 2018, bringing innovation and hands-on learning to children of all ages.

CMH will be closed for the week, until FRIDAY APRIL 12th

CMH will be closed until Friday, April 12th due to a plumbing issue. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you for April Vacation!

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April Break at CMH!

See what CMH has to offer for April Break!

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The UnNameable Children's Project Presents: The Garden of Recycled Delights

Work with artists Jeremy Eaton (She/Her), Torri Ashford (She/Her), and Meem Carry (They/Them) to make a fantastical garden installation at the Children's Museum with recycled materials!

Museum closed on April 2nd

The Children's Museum at Holyoke will be closed on Tuesday, April 2nd.

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March Events

See what's happening at the Museum throughout the month of March!

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February Break at CMH!

Come and enjoy February Break at CMH! Each day is filled with fun activities for the entire family! Be sure to check our February Break calendar to see what events are happening!

Museum closed 2/13 due to Inclement Weather

The museum will be closed on Tuesday, 2/13/2024 due to the approaching Winter Storm. We will be back on 2/14/2024!

Closed for Construction 2/5-2/9

The museum will be closed from February 5th to February 9th for construction! We are making way for a new exhibit, thank you for your patience!

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Closed 1/16

Closed January 16 for winter cleanup

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December Vacation Week

Spend your December school vacation at the Children's Museum!

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First Night Junior 2023

Join us for the 26th Annual Event

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Small Animals with The Hitchcock Center

Join us on Wednesday the 27th for a visit from the Hitchcock Center’s animal ambassadors.

Toys for Tots Raffle!

Join our raffle by purchasing items from our gift shop for donation or by bringing in unopened toys for our Toys for Tots collection bin. Each toy donation earns 1 raffle ticket!

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Trick-or-Treat at the Museum

Explore the exhibits and trick-or-treat around the Museum on Sunday, October 29th!

CMH Movie Nights for Hispanic Heritage Month

Snuggle up in front of the big screen at the Children's Museum at Holyoke to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with two special movies in the Animation Station! Pizza & juice boxes will be provided. Admission is free or with a suggested donation of $2

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Special Storytime with Lesléa Newman

Join us for a special storytime with local author Lesléa Newman!

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August Adventures!

August Adventures returns! 31 days, 31 events, 100% FREE!

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Annual September Shutdown

The museum will be closed for its annual deep cleaning and updates from Monday, September 4th, through Friday, September 22nd.

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Fiestas Patronales de Holyoke

Thursday, August 3rd through Sunday, August 6th, the city is celebrating the Fiestas Patronales de Holyoke in downtown Holyoke!

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Summer Book Fair

Join us this summer to celebrate our community and attend our very first book fair! All families are welcome to choose their own price for the books. Donations will go directly toward future programming at the Museum.

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Blue Star Museums

Our museum is proud to be part of Blue Star Museums, a national appreciation program to thank our military families for their service and share America’s cultural treasures with them.

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Party in the Park

Join the fun in Heritage State Park!

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Closed March 18th & 19th

Musuem Closed This Weekend

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Closed 3/14/ Due to Inclement Weather

Due to the snowstorm, the Museum will be closed today, Tuesday, March 14th. We will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, March 15th, at 9 am.

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First Night Junior

First Night Junior returns to Heritage State Park!

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Annual September Closure

The museum will be closed for annual updates, Saturday, September 10-September 30, 2022.

Fancy Steps

Children's Museum Dances "Back To The 80's" In This Year's Fancy Steps Fundraiser

On November 6, 2021, The Children’s Museum at Holyoke held its 12th annual Fancy Steps fundraiser. The evening was full of dancing, fun, community engagement, all while supporting the families of the community!

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Celebrating Black History Month at the museum

Dreamland with Aaliyah and her sister, Ava, join us for a story and a craft to celebrate Black History Month.

Women's History Month

Celebrating Women's History month!

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Children's Museum Celebrates 40 Years of Fun!

On September 12, 2021, The Children’s Museum at Holyoke celebrated 40 years of inspiring minds and giving space for families to come together and learn together. 40 years! It was a wonderful day full of fun, excitement, and above all, GRATITUDE!