Celebrate Sesame Street and Children’s Television


On Nov. 30, 10 a.m. to noon, celebrate the innovative contributions of Sesame Street to American culture and children’s television. Enjoy Sesame Street-themed program and activities for families with young children. There will be stories, crafts and an opportunity to see some of the Muppets in the Museum’s collection. This event is on the First Floor, West of the National Museum of American History. Also, the Children’s Television display at the National Museum of American History opens on Nov. 29 on the First Floor, East. This showcase display presents artifacts ranging from the early days of children’s television to more contemporary programming. Objects on display will include Mister Rogers’ sweater, Lonnie Burr’s Mickey Mouse Club ears, Bill Nye’s lab coat and bow tie and several of the museum’s collection of Muppets from Sesame Street. americanhistory.si.edu.