One of the St. Louis region’s most beloved family-friendly attractions is located just 25 minutes across the Mississippi River in Edwardsville, Illinois. Featuring a child-sized city perfect for pretend play, hands-on workshops, and our outdoor Discovery Garden, Edwardsville Children’s Museum captures each visitor’s curiosity. In addition, our self-guided layout allows your child to pilot their own experience and encourages family interaction at every exhibit.
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday – 9:30am – 2:00pm
Friday – 9:30am – 5:00pm
Saturday – 9:30am – 2:30pm
Closed Wednesdays and Sundays
$8/guest, ages one and older
Members are always free
ECM is located at 722 Holyoake Road in downtown Edwardsville behind the historic Leclaire baseball field.
Explore our permanent indoor and outdoor exhibits where little ones are free to imagine, investigate, and interact.
Our newest attraction is home to All Aboard!, our hands-on wooden railway table that transforms kids into engineers.
Throughout the year, ECM hosts a variety of themed exhibits that invite guests on an unforgettable adventure.
Check out the ECM calendar, packed with educational programs for guests of all ages. You’ll find family events for this weekend and various days throughout the month.