Programs

Want to know more about our daily programs? You’re in the right place!

Join us Monday-Friday for daily programs brought to you by the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County.

  • Toddler Time 10:30-11:30am in KidsPort - Start your toddler’s morning off right with engaging programs designed just for our littlest visitors! Your tot will be able to explore and interact through stories, playtimes and more.
  • Exhibit Explorers 12:30-1:30pm – Get to know our exhibits better with activities and challenges for kids of all ages!
  • Afterschool Adventures 3-4pm – When your kids get out of school, come by the Museum for adventurous programs and demonstrations, designed specifically for the 6-10 year-old crowd.

Also, check out our CALENDAR for other special programs and weekend events you won’t want to miss.

Upcoming Program Information

Learn more about Road Trip U.S.A.

  • “All Shook Up” Popcorn - Children will be able to create their own flavored popcorn while enjoying the classic hits of the king, Elvis Presley!
  • Flight Test - During your road rip stop in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, you can learn how a wing produces lift and drag by flight testing two different paper planes and forming a hypothesis just like the Wright Brothers did!
  • Tall Tales - We’re stopping the car in Bemidji, Minnesota to learn about Paul Bunyan and American folklore by incorporating literature and an arts & crafts activity.
  • Road Trip Obstacle Course - This is a fun, physical program that teaches children about road signs on our interstate and highway systems, and what they mean.
  • S’mores & Stories - This program is designed to teach children how to make a fun camping snack and to further early math skills.
  • Rockin’ Geology - Did you know that there are different kids of rocks? Learn about igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks!
  • Hit the Open Road Assembly - A 20 minute, theater style presentation on the Museum floor. Inspired by our cross-country road trip!
  • Road Trip Bingo - Become familiar with road signs and states in the U.S while playing Bingo!
  • Flying Saucers – Decorate your own flying saucers during your stop in Roswell New Mexico!
  • Shape Up with Art - Instills awareness and vocabulary about basic shapes and to demonstrate how to use basic shapes to create art.