Research at the Museum

  • Overview

    Children's Discovery Museum partners with researchers to produce innovative exhibits and educational programs informed by cutting-edge research conducted on-site. Learn More
  • Grounding Play in Research

    As a learning institution, Children's Discovery Museum prototypes exhibits and programs with the end-users: the children and family members who visit our Museum. Learn More
  • Researcher Biographies

    Research partners from the University of California-Santa Cruz, Stanford University, and other distinguished institutions help us understand more about how children learn. Learn More
  • Researcher Questions & Answers

    Researchers answer questions about what inspires their work. Learn More
  • Published Research

    Studies conducted at Children's Discovery Museum have helped advance understanding of how children learn and how parents can support them. Learn More