• Explorium of Lexington

    Explorium of Lexington

    focusing on enhancing growth

  • Fun for all ages

    Fun for all ages

    focusing on enhancing growth
  • Interactive exhibits

    Interactive exhibits

    focusing on enhancing growth

  • Exciting fun for your kids

    Exciting fun for your kids

    focusing on enhancing growth

NTI Camp

We have 20 spots for NTI Camp.

Children will do their NTI work during the school day and then have Explorium fun after! There will be staff to help them log on, trouble shoot technology, assist with work, and lead fun activities after school.

We will extend camp beyond September 25 if NTI is extended.

Children must bring their own devices, headphones, books, notebooks, project supplies, snacks, drink, and lunch.

Children will be seated 6 feet apart and there is a limit of 10 per room. Masks are required in the common areas.

We are asking families to commit to all 4 weeks so we are not rotating children in and out of camp. Payments may be made weekly.

For more information on NTI Camp, click here.

To register, hit registration at the top of the page, select events, then NTI Camp.

Visit the Explorium

Beginning July 11, 2020

Reservations suggested - (hit register at the top of the page, select events, then select the date.)

The Explorium will be open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays by advance reservation only. Visitors will register for time slots (either 10-1 or 2-5 on Saturdays, or 1-4 on Sundays). Adults will be required to wear a mask. For tickets, hit register, then events, and then select your date and time of visit. Your receipt will serve as your tickets. For more information on new safety procedures click here.

Pumpkin Garland


Orange Yarn

Cardboard (recycled)

Green paint, marker, or crayon

Black construction paper (optional)

Something for hanging (e.g. string or a burlap)




Draw a pumpkin on the cardboard and cut it out. Use that as your template to trace and cut out several more pumpkins.

Make a notch in the top of the pumpkin with scissors.

Paint, color the stem green.

Put the end of the yarn in the notch and then let your kids wrap the cardboard pumpkin with string. You may need to remind them to turn the pumpkin so that there is string all over the pumpkin.

When the pumpkin is covered wrap the string around the base of the stem and tie it to secure it.

Leave some length of yarn to use to tie the pumpkins onto the string/burlap or whatever you are using to make the garland.

If you want to make it a jack-o-lantern, cut out the face pieces and glue them onto the pumpkin.

After you have made all your pumpkins, tie them onto a string/burlap to make the garland!

Cute fall decorations!

Welcome to the Explorium of Lexington

Children’s Museums are the fastest growing type of museum in the country and are unique among museums for the large number of interactive exhibits and educational programming presented to visitors. Visitors engage in hands-on experiences that inspire a curiosity for learning.

In 1987, a group of inspired citizens presented the idea of a children’s museum to Lexington Mayor Scotty Baesler and future Mayor Pam Miller. With the assistance of Lord Cultural Resources, a consulting firm in Toronto, the city began serious planning for the Lexington Children’s Museum. The site selection committee considered several sites and chose the current location in Victorian Square. Since first opening its doors in 1990 the Museum has hosted over three million visitors.

Our Partners

Explorium of Lexington is a not-for-profit organization, 501(c)3 and is funded in part by:

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