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

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



Kid's will climb to new heights with our apple orchard climbing wall.

Apple Orchard

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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


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



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

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Our backyard treehouse is a secret clubhouse for boys and girls where grown-ups dare not venture. The treehouse features two levels of nature fun.

LaunchPAD Backyard


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

LaunchPAD Lab

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A town just big enough for kids. Experience different types of careers and cultures in our Little LaunchTown.

Little Launchtown


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


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Kids will love playing in this large sensory area filled with rubberized mulch that looks like dirt. Learn about cause and effect as you move and play

Moving Dirt

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

Performing Arts

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Make way, delivery coming thru! Veggies can be delivered in our farm truck. Kids will enjoy loading up baskets into the back of this truck.

Produce Truck

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Kids will get blown away in the raincloud!

Rain Cloud

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


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Kids will love taking care of horses, rabbits, and chickens. They will also learn about where milk comes from and help feed the pigs.



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

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This John Deere Tractor is every little future farmer’s dream. The engine is opens and has removable parts for repairing.



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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