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Museum Rental - Friday

Museum rentals are two hours long and accommodates up to 80 total guests and can take place when the Museum is not open to the general public.

Party - Saturday Early

The Lewisburg Children's Museum offers Party Rentals during our open hours! We'd love to host your next fun get together, playgroup, or celebration!

Party - Saturday Late

The Lewisburg Children's Museum offers Party Rentals during our open hours! We'd love to host your next fun get together, playgroup, or celebration!

Sep 25
Museum Rental -Saturday
Sep 26
Party - Sunday Late
Sep 26
Party - Sunday Early

Toddler Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 am

Toddler Time is an interactive program for children ages 2-5 and their caregiver. Toddler Time includes a story, sing-a-long, and/or hands-on learning activities. Program is included with general admission or membership. Sign ups will be available day of the program at the front desk on a first come, first serve basis.

ex-STREAM Saturdays

Saturdays at 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Drop in on Saturdays between the hours of 10:30am - 12:30pm for some hands on ex-STREAM fun! Each week we'll explore a different STREAM theme- Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, or Math- where you can participate in an activity, experiment, or craft at the museum. This program is free with general admission or membership and recommended for ages 4 and up. Sponsored by the Bucknell University Community Engagement Fund.

POP UP Play: Chalk Art to Impress

Friday, July 9 at 10:00 am-12:00 pm

This program will surely ‘impress’ even the best artists at the Lewisburg downtown chalk festival this year!  Come by the LCM from 10-12pm for some process based chalk art, in the style of the great Impressionists, Claude Monet and Vincent Van Gogh. Sponsored by Service Electric. Program is outside in the courtyard (weather permitting) and masks are required.  Recommended for children ages 4 and up and is included with general admission or membership.

Virtual Pet Show

Photo Submissions due Sunday, July 11

Calling all creatures great and small! Join the Lewisburg Children's Museum for a Virtual Pet Show. Highlight your little (or big) live-animal friend. Register and submit a photo of your pet sharing in one of the following categories: Cutest Pet; Biggest Pet; Smallest Pet; Most Unique Pet; Grumpiest Cat (cats only); Pet/Owner Look Alike (photo of pet AND owner required); and Best Trick (video submission only (no more than 2 minutes)). Photo submissions due July 11. Check out all our great pet friends in the Virtual PetShow SlideShow on Saturday, July 17. Entry Fee is $5 per participant. Prizes will be awarded to winners in each category and will be determined by a panel of judges from Pediatric Dentistry, the Scratching Post, and Kluge Insurance. This program is sponsored by Kluge Insurance, Pediatric Dentistry of Lewisburg, Susquehanna Trail Animal Hospital, and the Scratching Post. Register here.

LCM Summer Chill Night

Friday, July 30 at 4:00 pm-6:00 pm

It’s time for an extra chill family outing to drop in and cool down with the LCM on a hot, summer evening during the LCM Summer Chill Series (last Fridays in July, August, & September). Frozen treats to be enjoyed in the courtyard, weather permitting; fun STEM activities throughout the museum for the whole family; and half price admission!  This event is recommended for all ages and advanced ticket purchases are recommended and tickets are required for those 1 year and older. Tickets will be available at the door on a first come, first serve basis but space is limited. Masks are required for all guests two years and older. Register here.

Plan your visit to the Central Pennsylvania Susquehanna River Valley!

Contact Us
  • The Purple Platypus
  • 335 Market Street
  • Lewisburg, PA 17837
  • P (570) 524-0199
  • F (570) 524-0143
  •  info@the-purple-platypus.com
  • Monday - Friday 10 - 5:30PM
  • Saturday - 10-5:00PM
  • The Purple Platypus at The
  • Lewisburg Children's Museum
  • 815 Market Street
  • Lewisburg, PA 17837
335 Market Street
815 Market Street