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Looking for things to do with kids? Families play and learn together at The Children’s Playhouse - rain or shine!.  This High Country destination is located in Boone and close to Blowing Rock, Jefferson, Banner Elk, Wilkesboro, and Mountain City. It offers flexible hours for open creative indoor/outdoor play as well as great classes for kidsand adults.

Come enjoy our Vet Clinic exhibit, Arts & Crafts studio, Meadow Room, What's Cookin' Kitchen, indoor Romp and Stomp with bouldering wall and more.High Country United Way

We are a High Country United Way Agency.

We are 501c.3 nonprofit--click here to make a donation.

Proud to be a Let's Move! Museum!Trying to find us?

Click here for directions to The Children's Playhouse, hours, and fees. Click here for our calendar of special programs.

The Children's Playhouse will be closed Thursday, November 27th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.


Upcoming Programs

In addition to all the daily art activities and play in our exhibits, we also have a few special activities every month which are free to members or with paid admission.Click here to see our program calendar.

New Music Classes Start October 21! Click here for information about fall music classes.


Parents' Night Out is Back!

Kids have a blast with wonderful ASU volunteers while parents enjoy a night out. Click here for more info and to sign up for the fall dates.

Build Fest 2015 is building STEAM!

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We are already hard at work planning our 2nd annual Playhouse Build Fest 2015 which will be held on April 11, 2015. Click here to find out how you can be a part of this amazing STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) event for kids 2-12. We are actively seeking classes, clubs, businesses, and community groups to make it happen.

Sign Up for Email Updates

We offer over 50 programs a years, most of them free! Sign up for our free email newsletter to get timely reminders. Click here to sign up.

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Did You Know?

That you can deduct a large part of your Playhouse membership? According to IRS Publication 526 (2009) Charitable Contributions, $75 of your membership contribution may be deducted to the extent allowed by law. Why not join or renew today?

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