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Enjoy a Night at the Museum!

April 22nd, 2019

Experience the Family Museum like never before! Night at the Museum happens this Saturday Apr 27 from 6:30 – 10 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Embark on a scavenger hunt to explore everything the Family Museum has to offer. Sample food and drinks from local establishments. Other activities include photo booth, DJ, silent auction, cash bar, fund-a-need, and some fun surprises! Put on your jeans and come ready to play!   Vendors include: Blue Iguana Cheesy Cow Coffee Hound Crawford Brew Works Crust Stone Oven Pizza Culver’s in Bettendorf 5ive Cities... Read More

Experience Comic Con for Kids at Family Museum!

March 14th, 2019

Looking for a fun-filled event with the kiddos this weekend? BAM! KAPOW! ZAP! Embrace your inner superhero for an afternoon of comic book fun at Comic Con for Kids! Comic Con for Kids takes place this Saturday Mar 16 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Drive Bettendorf). This event is all-included with admission or membership. Kids who come in costume can enter to win a SUPER prize basket from the Museum’s Fox & Bee! Enjoy 15% off all superhero toys, throwback toys, art supplies and books (that’s 25% for Family Museum members! PJ Masks’ Catboy will be joining... Read More

Get Out and Have Some Fun at the 3rd Annual Winter Carnival in Bettendorf!

January 30th, 2019

With all these freezing temps, are you starting to feel some cabin fever? There is a light at the end of the tunnel! Celebrate the brief departure of the Polar Vortex at the 2019 Winter Carnival Family Fun in Bettendorf! The City of Bettendorf will host their 3rd Annual Winter Carnival this Saturday Feb 2 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for this year’s Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive activities. Enjoy activities and crafts with Nahant... Read More

NOON YEAR’S EVE at Family Museum!

January 1st, 2019

Hundreds of parents and kids packed into the Family Museum of their annual NOON YEAR’S EVE celebration! Kids were treated to a number of fun activities, including live music, a balloon drop at noon and more! QC Scene was on the scene to take pics of some of the happy revelers!  Read More

Have a Jinglin’ Jammie Jam at Family Museum!

December 12th, 2018

Put on your jammies and join the Family Museum for a cozy evening of singing and family togetherness! Jinglin’ Jammie Jam happens this Friday Dec 14 from 6 – 7 p.m. at the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr. Bettendorf). Sing some holiday favorites together and enjoy the beautiful decorations which fill the Family Museum Great Hall. This event is meant to be a small, quiet moment for your family, so the Museum galleries will be dark and turned off. Since the gallery will be closed, there is no admission charge for this event. Just take a moment during this busy time of year and spend it... Read More

Winterfest Coming To Family Museum

November 24th, 2018

The Family Museum will continue its tradition of seasonal, family-friendly activities with WinterFest on Sunday, December 2, from 12:00-5:00 pm. For the first time ever, guests will meet a real reindeer and visit with both Santa and Mrs. Claus! Visitors are invited to make a variety of holiday crafts and enjoy performances by the Family Museum Dance Company and other local musical groups. Admission to this event and the Family Museum’s hands-on gallery is free with the donation of a non-perishable food item or monetary donation to a local food pantry.   Activities Live Reindeer (1:00-4:00)... Read More

Very Hungry Caterpillar Exhibit Crawls To Family Museum

May 26th, 2018

A very hungry caterpillar is crawling into the Family Museum! Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit opens at 9 a.m. May 26, at the Family Museum, 2900 Learning Campus Drive, Bettendorf. Co-organized by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, Very Eric Carle is the first North American traveling exhibit for children inspired by the art of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle. At this play-and-learn exhibit, visitors step into the pages of Eric Carle’s colorful picture books. His classic... Read More

Go Koo Koo Kanga Roo At Family Museum

March 16th, 2018

Looking for a fun and family-friendly event this weekend? How about a dance party? Koo Koo Kanga Roo is coming to the Family Museum (2900 Learning Campus Dr Bettendorf) this Saturday Mar 17 with a special St. Patrick’s Day performance! The party starts at 2 p.m. and is included with paid Museum admission. Admission for the Family Museum is $9 (free under one year old) or $5 for those 60 and older and active military personnel their spouse and children residing in the same household. To purchase tickets in advance, go to http://familymuseum.org/store/admission. Koo Koo Kanga Roo is the dance-a-long... Read More

Have A Warm Time At The Winter Carnival

January 18th, 2018

Just because it’s cold outdoors doesn’t mean you have to stay in! Come celebrate the cooler weather with the City of Bettendorf for their 2nd Annual Winter Carnival! This Saturday Jan 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. activities will be set up throughout Bettendorf for this year’s Winter Carnival. All activities are free and open to all ages! Stop by the Bettendorf Library (2950 Learning Campus Drive) for some amazing and all-inclusive activities. The library will be hosting 30-45 minute classes for all ages. You can learn how to make a fidget spinner, weave, be Red Cross ready, make no-sew hand... Read More

Noon Years Eve A Fun Celebration For Families

December 29th, 2017

If you have little ones, you know it can be difficult to keep those active little bodies awake until midnight for New Year’s celebrations. Well now you don’t have to worry about that! The Family Museum in Bettendorf (2900 Learning Campus Drive) is hosting their annual Noon Year’s Eve Celebration this Sunday Dec 31 from 9 a.m. – noon. Noon Year’s Eve offers kids a chance to celebrate the arrival of the New Year during the daylight hours with a countdown at noon! Noisemakers, party hats and lots of confetti will be available for this countdown. There will also be art activities for the... Read More

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