ExpERIEnce Children's Museum – Erie, PA

Create. Explore. Imagine. PLAY!


Free Face Painting and Glitter Tattoos

Add some sparkle to your visit with Taradoodles – Included with admission to the museum!

Glitter Tattoos – Friday, May 26 | 10 am – 1 pm
Face Painting – Saturday, May 27 | 10 am – 1 pm
Face Painting – Sunday, May 28 | 1 – 3 pm
Glitter Tattoos – Monday, May 30 | 10 am – 12 pm
Face Painting – Tuesday, May 31 | 10 am – 12 pm
Face Painting – Wednesday, June 1 | 10 am – 12 pm


The Blue Star Museum program will launch on May 20, 2023 – Armed Forces Day and run through Labor Day, September 4, 2023. We offer free admission to active duty military members including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve members and up to five family members. Please present military ID upon entering the museum to redeem the discount.


Thanks to National Fuel, we offer active Military Admission at a discounted rate.

Mark your May calendars 📅 Don’t miss out on all that’s happening during the LAST month in our current space!

🌟 It’s the LAST month before we open the 1st phase of the new expERIEnce Children’s Museum – Our last day open is Thursday, June 1 from 10 am – 5 pm

🌟 We are OPEN Tuesday, May 30 from 10 am – 5 pm

🌟 As exhibits begin to transition to their new homes at museums throughout the state, receive 25% off general admission from May 24-June 1

🌟 We’re welcoming lots of little learners throughout the month. Visit after 12 pm on field trip days to avoid large crowds 🚌

🌟 Enjoy glitter tattoos and face painting included with your visit thanks to Taradoodles

🌟 MEMBERS! Get an extra hour at the museum on Saturdays from 9 – 10 AM, before we open. PLUS, enjoy a breakfast treat on us the first Saturday of May!

🌟 Get more of your time at the museum, and visit our drop-in programs in blue – All included with admission!

🌟 Join Miss Loretta every Thursday at 11 am for a story and craft in our Open Studio.

🌟 Visit the Baby Garden on Fridays at 11 am to read a story, sing a song, and engage in developmental play with our youngest guest (6-18 months) and their caregivers!

🌟 Check out May’s STEAM pop-up: Stomp Rockets 🚀