Explore our Exhibits

We're dedicated to sparking children's curiosity, imagination and interests by engaging them in playful explorations of interactive learning experiences and shared moments of discovery. 

Hours & Admission Hours & Admission Hours & Admission Information about the Stepping Stones Museum for Children for our visitors. Visitor Tips Visitor Tips Have Fun. Play Safe. Visitor tips and safety information. Directions Directions Driving directions and public transit information. Exhibits by Age Exhibits by Age Exhibits by Age Years in the making with invaluable input from children, parents, educators, experts, engineers and designers — our exhibits are unlike anything…anywhere. Virtual Learning - DIY Home Extensions Virtual Learning - DIY Home Extensions Energy Lab Energy Lab Energy Lab A wet, wild and wonderful way for children to learn about the science of energy. As they use their boundless energy to explore the exhibit, they’ll find a “working lab” that inspires a natural curiosity to imagine and invent. Build It! Build It! Build It! allows children to explore architectural design and construction – from the ground up! Tot Town Tot Town Inspired by the latest research in early childhood development and play, our imaginative space sparks curiosity and fosters early learning. Express Yourself Express Yourself Express Yourself An exhibit focused on social-emotional learning to help children and families acquire the social-emotional learning skills to be successful in an increasingly complex world. Special Exhibits Special Exhibits An ever changing space of exhibits from other children's museums around the United States and some we created here. ColorCoaster ColorCoaster Proven to stop everybody from 1 to 101 in their tracks, the absolutely mesmerizing ColorCoaster is a 27-foot kinetic sculpture designed by artist George Rhoads. Celebration Courtyard Celebration Courtyard Get out and play! With its giant open-air tent and BRAND NEW eco-friendly play surface, families discover big fun throughout the year in the Celebration Courtyard. Light Gallery Light Gallery Experience an abundance of natural light, colorful LED displays and exhibits created by, for or about children, their families and the community. Multimedia Gallery Multimedia Gallery Step inside and prepare for a visually stunning experience. Community Garden Community Garden Explore and enjoy the natural world through six main areas: Grassland, Rain, Butterfly, Herb, Edible and Woodland Garden. Rent our Exhibits Rent our Exhibits Enhance the experience at your location with any of our award-winning traveling exhibits. These interactive and content-rich exhibits will generate curiosity in children, big and small. Area Attractions Area Attractions We’ll help you discover even more to explore. KC2020 KC2020 Presented through the museum’s Healthy Children, Healthy Communities® initiative, KC 2020 will give children and youth an unprecedented community platform to express their thoughts and feelings about their place in the world and their vision for its future.