Winter at BADM

BADM has transformed into a winter wonderland featuring special events, activities, and themed programs. Join us through December for:

  • Our Iceless Skating Rink, open until December 30. Skate on by before it's gone
  • Programs like Arctic Animals,  Ice CastlesSnowball Launch Challenge, and more
  • Noon Year’s Eve celebration, our annual event featuring a 12 p.m. ball drop

Read on for more details!

Iceless Skating Rink

Your last chance to visit is this week! Closes December 30.

Open now through December 30.
  • Slide onto our synthetic ice rink!
  • Children of all ages can slide and glide into the holiday season.
  • Weekend Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Weekday Hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Included in museum admission and free for BADM members.

*Please note that the Iceless Skating Rink will not be open for Noon Year’s Eve.

Winter-Themed Programs

Each day, we offer 6+ drop-in programs included in admission!

December Program Highlights
  • Special Program: Mud Kitchen – Satterlee Way
  • STEM Program: Collaborative Quilting – Fab Lab
  • Art Program: Ice Castles – Art Studios
  • STEM Program: Arctic Animals – Check Schedule On-Site
  • STEM Program: Snowball Launch Challenge – Check Schedule On-Site

Noon Years Eve Celebration

On December 31, join us for our annual celebration!

December 31, 2018
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Ring in the new year with the entire family, without keeping the kids up past bedtime! Join us for this beloved annual event and kid-friendly affair!

  • Decorate Glitter Crowns in the Art Studios
  • Make Picture Perfect Props in the Fab Lab to wear in our festive photo booth
  • Use artistic materials to create Wish Wands
  • Join in a museum dance party to the tunes of DJ Mancub
  • Watch the ball drop at noon
  • And much more!