The Utica Children’s Museum is revving up for a big week while the kids are off from school for February Break. They will be open two additional days and will feature fun themes each day to welcome visitors of all ages. The week is sponsored by Berkshire Bank along with sponsors for each day including JAY-K Lumber, Francis Eye & Laser Center, Northland Communications, WUTR, Sangertown Square and Bank of Utica.

In addition, the Museum has two new features for visitors to explore: an Imagination Playground block system where children can build using large cubes, bricks, cogs, curves and cylinders and two Magis Spun Chairs that are fun for kidd and adults alike.

Activities are included in the cost of admission and will be available while supplies last. February Break Hours: Tues. – Sat. 10am-4:30pm, Sun. 12-5pm

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Treasure Hunt Day

Pirate Treasure Hunt around the Museum Parrot Puppet Craft in Art Room

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Wildlife Wednesday

Live show by Wood Creek Reptiles at 11:15am and 1:45pm and by the Utica Peregrine Falcon Project from 12:30-1:30pm

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Weather Day

WUTR Chief meteorologist Colleen Hurley will be on site to read a weather book and help kids make an anemometer from 11am-1pm.

Friday, February 21, 2020

Utica Day

– Utica Police Dept. and Fire Dept. on site with cars and trucks

– Meet Mayor Palmieri 11am-12pm

– Utica Bingo and Skyline coloring

– Complimentary tomato pie from Daniele’s

– Cardboard City on the 3rd floor

– Saranac soft drink tasting 12-2pm

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Science Saturday

10am – 2pm

Celebrate National Engineers Week and explore different forms of engineering with the Future Engineers group from MVCC: civil, mechanical, electrical, chemical and more!

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Circus Day

Activities from 12-3pm: Cotton Candy and Popcorn, Facepainting and Tattoos, Games, Crafts and more!


Admission costs: $6 children 2-17, $8 adults, $7 students/Veterans/seniors

UCM participates in the Museums for All Program where those receiving assistance can get up to 4 people per EBT card (or other proof) for just $1 each ($4 per card).


Utica Children’s Museum is managed by ICAN