The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (TCMU) is the 7th largest children's museum in the country and the 10th largest in the world. Conveniently located on the cultural campus of Heritage Green, it's close to all the action and offers ample parking. The first children’s museum to be affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, it’s visitors experience 19 state-of-the-art exhibit galleries with more than 100 hands-on activities that offer a continuum of programming in the arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition and the environment. Kids and adults can simulate flight into space, design, test and drive a Formula 1 race car, learn about making healthy food choices in the Market, star in a TV broadcast, become a Healthy Hero with challenges to keep your mind and body in top shape or play in the Reedy River Water exhibit. There are even exhibits that cater to the under-five crowd including the Toddler Lily Pond and Grandma Betty’s Farm. Whatever your age, The Children's Museum is a place of possibility to explore, discover, imagine and “Be Anything!"
TCMU is committed to serving the needs and interests of all children by providing experiences that spark a lifelong passion for curiosity and learning through play.