Family Activities

Fun Interactives

The Watkins Museum is full of fun interactive exhibits for children and families to enjoy. Check out the highlights below. Then visit the museum and pick up a scavenger hunt or a family guide for a map of all our family-friendly activities!

Annual Events

Tails & Traditions

A family-friendly event with free crafts and activities for children at the Watkins Museum. The event is in connection with The Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade.

Halloween at the Watkins Museum

Free trick or treating, games, and activities for families at the Watkins Museum on Halloween night. The event is in connection with Downtown Lawrence Trick or Treating.

Tails & Traditions
Halloween at the Watkins Museum

Watkins Summer Games (ages 3-8)

Every Wednesday in June and July, bring the kids to the Watkins for an hour of free games and activities. You can also participate in past Summer Games by visiting the museum’s YouTube page.