Family and Kids' Activities at CAM


The Cape Ann Museum offers free activities year round to kids, their families and caregivers including hands-on activities to bring exhibits to life, scavenger hungs, actvities in the CAM Studio and programs over school vacation. Follow CAM on instagram and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletter to receive updates and news about upcoming programs and activities.

Fall 2023 Kids Activities at CAM  

Click to view a flyer




Gallery Activities

Every day find hands-on activities in the galleries. From scavenger hunts to interactive activities there is always something fun for kids to do!

Cassie Scavenger Hunt New Each Season Pick up your copy and go on a scavenger hunt throughout the Museum with Cape Ann's favorite sea serpent, Cassie.

The CAM Studio

Visit the CAM Studio, open to the public during regular Museum hours, for self guided art activities, art boxes, puzzles, books and more. Come look through the Museum and then stay to make something.

Second Saturdays

The second saturday of every  month Museum admission is free to all Cape Ann residents. Join us in the CAM Studio for a guided activity for kids of all ages! 

For more information about upcoming Second Saturday Activities visit www.capeannmuseum.org/events.

Note: Most activities are drop-in, however we recommened checking the Events page for individual events.

School Vacations

Looking for activities over school vacations? Check CAM's Events page to learn about events over upcoming school holidays (Note: The Museum follows Cape Ann public pchool vacation schedules.)

Community Events

The Museum hosts festivals and community events throughout the year. Past events include Gloucester So Salty, The Gloucester Public Schools Arts Fest, Juneteenth, Brazilian Independence Day, Indigenous Heritage Celebration, and The Middle Street Walk. Every event includes fun activities for kids of all ages! For more information about upcoming Community Events visit www.capeannmuseum.org/events.  

Join Our Online Community

Follow CAM on Instagram and Facebook, or subscribe to CAM's newsletter for more great content, exhibit listings and events.



Sign up for e-news