The Outer Banks Children's Museum

Children @ Play Inc. was founded in 2007 with the idea that the Outer Banks could use an additional place for children to explore, learn and use their natural creativity through play! Our mission is to provide an environment developing young children’s levels of physical fitness, health, and creativity through hands-on learning activities that stimulate children’s intellectual growth.

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Reciprocal Memberships

There are hundreds of Children's Museums in the United States. Because we are a member of the Association of Children's Museum, it allows us to be part of their reciprocal program, granting free admission to Children at Play members at other museums! Become a Member

Science Thursdays

We Love Science! Science Thursdays are a program Children @ Play is excited to provide and is included in the admission price! Our Kids’ absolutely love Science Hour. Science Hour allows children to explore the wonders of science and learn by experimenting with smells, taste and touch. Our hands on approach allows children to learn through play.
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Birthday Parties

We are happy to host Birthday Parties at the museum. Children at Play Members receive a 10% discount on all parties! There are 2 options for birthday parties which you can learn more about by clicking "Learn More" below. Party themes can range from an Animal Party, Superhero Party, Princess Party, Pirate Party or Train Party.
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