The National Museum of Crime & Punishment is committed to offering an experience that the whole family can enjoy. While there may be some portions of the museum that you consider harsh, we have provided resources below that will help you navigate the museum as a family, and also help keep you safe long after you have completed your visit.
Top Detective Challenge: Locate the missing medallion in this scavenger hunt appropriate for all ages. Casebook comes with a souvenir pen and a prize.
Forensic Workshops: Learn how to collect fingerprints, analyze blood spatter, evaluate alibis, and more! Many different topics are available. See the schedule for upcoming workshops.
CSI Summer Camp: This 5-day camp is perfect for aspiring Crime Scene Investigators, or any kid interested in science and technology.
Kid Stops: Kid-friendly stops in the museum
Safety Tips: 25 safety tips for parents and kids from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Internet Safety Pledges: Age-appropriate pledges to reinforce internet safety
Abduction and Kidnapping: Prevention tips for parents and guardians
Sexual Exploitation: How to help prevent the sexual explotation of children. If sexual exploitation is suspected, it should be immediately reported to the CyberTipline at www.cybertipline.com or 1-800-843-5678.
Celebrate McGruff the Crime Dog: McGruff has been "taking a bite out of crime" for over 30 years!
Cherry Blossom Festival
Crimes Against Marine Life
Shark Week Coloring Activities:
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Make a Difference
Become an Investigator
Visit our Crime Library
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