At LaunchPAD Children's Museum, your children will enter a world full of fun and learning which will help your children grow.

Market truck #2

Children discover and learn about different types of foods that grow in our local area and can experience life as a farmer.


Barn #3

Whoa, look at that barn! That is what our little ones say when they see the big barn and enjoy climbing and playing a farmer in this real life space.


Book Nook

Need a moment of quiet and relaxation? Pull up a chair and spend a few moments with a good book in this child-sized library.

Book Nook


Here children can plan, design, engineer, and build their own creations using LEGOs and other blocks, real wood, and tools.

Build Zone


Children explore what it's like to cook, serve, clean and enjoy creative activities in the kitchen!


Good Night Moon

Kids love using their imagination, especially when they have the extra space to do it! Our flex space is designed for kids to explore and create!

Flex Space


Children love seeing new things take shape. The grain bin uses pullies and gears to change the magnitude and direction of force.

Grain Bin


More time outside is fun. More time with animals, now that puts smiles on our kids faces. Join us in the hog pen.

Hog Pen


After your child enjoys preparing a delicious meal at the café, join your child for dessert! Watch your child create a triple ice cream cone!

Ice Cream Parlor

Toddler Area

Little ones can explore with all of their senses as parents and caregivers engage in watching and participating in their adventure.

Infant-Toddler Area


Children independently explore a place they are familiar with, the store! While playing, children will experience what it's like to shop with money.



Through play, children will investigate their own personal statistics (height and weight) plus discover more about the community they live in.

Me & You


In this exhibit, children will learn and feel what it's like to milk a cow. There is so much fun “down on the farm”!

Milking Cow

Performing arts #2

Lights! Camera! Action! Our theater is complete with a puppet show window, stage props and creative costumes. Watch your child perform!

Performing Arts

rocket logan cain

The desire to fly has proven to be an inspiration for scientific investigation to children for generations. Join your child on this rocket ship!



One of the biggest indoor climbers in Sioux City, kids can enjoy scaling these terrains and climb level to level until they reach the top!

The Climber


Come splash in the water table, the museum’s signature exhibit, signifying the importance of rivers to the Siouxland area!

Water Table


The Bernoulli blower and wind wall provide compelling ways for kids to touch and understand air.

Wind Zone

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