Dr. Seuss Day set at Children’s Museum

Dr. Seuss Day set at Children’s Museum


Make plans to visit the Mississippi Children’s Museum on Saturday, February 24, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. for Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday. This annual celebration is one of the highlights of the year for MCM visitors who look forward to experiencing Dr. Seuss’ magical literary world.

MCM invites the public to join us for a super silly Seuss-inspired party! You’ll get messy with ooey-gooey oobleck while learning fun science facts, explore the museum on a Seuss themed scavenger hunt, and enjoy food labs throughout the day. Readings of everyone’s favorite Dr. Seuss books will be enjoyed throughout the day, and guests can snap their photo with Thing 1, Thing 2, and of course – The Cat in the Hat! Guests are encouraged to wear their favorite Dr. Seuss inspired costume to commemorate MCM’s annual Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Celebration!


Activities Include:

• Oh, The Places You'll Go Map Scavenger Hunt 

• Seussical Spin Art

• Imagination Playground

• Selfie Station

• Seussical Headbands & Cat in the Hat Hats

• Oh, The Places You'll Go Suitcases

• Truffula Tree Shooters

• Oobleck Making

• Sensory Area in Rhythm & Moves

• Know to Grow program

• Storytimes throughout the day

• Food Lab programs

“Dr. Seuss was a storyteller that encouraged children to think outside the box as they explore the world of literacy,” said President and CEO, Susan Garrard. “MCM wants to inspire a love for reading and laughter in learning, which is what Dr. Seuss did through his stories. Dr. Seuss’ Silly Birthday Party is a time to celebrate his work with a day of laughter and fun.”

MCM strives to provide unparalleled experiences through innovative programs, special events and permanent exhibitions targeted to reach children during critical learning years. All activities are included in $10 general admission and free with museum membership. For more information, visit www.mschildrensmuseum.org.

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