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E3 Children's Museum & Science Center
The Museum offers hands-on, science related interactivities in the main gallery with special programs scheduled throughout the year. The newly updated Tots Turf is a developmentally appropriate environment for children 5 and younger.

Sound, Light, Magnetism, Shadows, and Art are found at the E³ Children's Museum and Science Center in downtown Farmington. For the younger children we have Tot's Turf, a room filled with activities that will delight and teach youngsters under the age of five. The museum hosts performances by entertainers and new exhibits are added regularly. School classes and families will find many things to do and learn at the Children's Museum.

Special Summer Programming

Penny Party ~ June 4, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Three E’s Series ~ The E³ Children’s Museum & Science Center is offering a three week program that will enable families, ages 7 and up, to Explore, Experience, and Enjoy a little science and art.  The program starts June 9 and will run through June 26, with all classes starting at 11:00 a.m. and finishing at 1:00 p.m.   Workshops are free, come to one or all!
E” is for Explore.  During the first workshop, Explore sound while we make our own instruments.  Each day this week, make a new and exciting instrument.
June 9-Thumb Pianos
June 10-Shoe Box Guitars
June 11-Tin Can Drum
June 12-Boomwackers
“E” is for Enjoy.  During the second workshop, Enjoy making some amazing art to take home and Enjoy for years to come.
June 16-Printmaking-making multiples is a fun process
June 17-Watercolor and Salt Painting
June 18-Reptile Relief
June 19-Map Collage
“E” is for Experience.  During the third and final workshop, Experience a few cool things to create with straws.
June 23-Straw Mazes
June 24-Constrawction
June 25-Straw Wave
June 26-Straw Planes and Rockets

Around the World in 8 Days July 7-10 and 14-17, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Create a different craft from a different culture each day. Pack your imaginations; we are off to see the world!  Drop in for free family fun. This event is for ages 7 and up.
July 7-Ivory Coast • Mud Painting
July 8-Israel • Stone Mosaic
July 9-England • Paper Quilling
July 10-Mexico • Sugar Skulls
July 14-Russia • Matryoshka Dolls
July 17-San Blas Islands • Molas
July 18-Australia • Dreamings
July 19-Germany • Beeswax Modeling

Egganautics Workshop ~ July 21-24, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  It’s not rocket science...well maybe it is... Join us for some rocket and spacey fun. We will develop and blast off our very own rocket creations, explore astronaut food, power up with the sun, just to name a few things. Start simple with film canister rockets and work our way up to Egganautics. Cost for this program is $10 plus two 2-liter soda bottles AND registration is required, so please call (505) 599-1425 to register. Space is limited, so register SOON.  For ages 7 and up.  See you there, and don't forget your imaginations!!!!!
Weekly Programming

Visit E³ Children’s Museum & Science Center where families with young children come to develop early motor skills and find new playmates.  This is a weekly program each Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to noon.  Visit Tot’s Turf, or join us for a fun, engaging activity.  Reading, games, and other activities are offered from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. to encourage kid’s imaginations and exploration of the world around them.

EARLY EXPLORERS is on summer break, but join us for FRIDAY's BACK!
Join us at E³ Children’s Museum & Science Center on Fridays from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. for art, songs, stories, and maybe even some science.  This program is designed for children 18 months to 5 years old…but all ages are welcome.


SIMPLY SCIENCE and AFTERSCHOOL ART! ATTACK are on summer break ... see you in the fall.

Contact Us
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Cherie Powell

Education Coordinator

Ph: 505-599-1425

302 N. Orchard Ave.
Farmington, NM 87401

Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment
City of Farmington
800 Municipal Drive
Farmington, NM 87401
Ph: 505-327-7701