Children’s Museum

Please Note Mon – Fri: CLOSED to the Public For Camps. We are open Sat 10am – 2pm and Sun 1 – 4pm

Members, non-members, Schools, Home-schools, etc may book groups via DFAC’s School Tours Form found HERE.

Free Family Fun Nights and Free Make it/Take it Weekends: October thru May

DUNEDIN FL  USA. The David L. Mason Children’s Art Museum is an interpretive and interactive gallery space for children and their families. Starting September 9th, 2023, DFAC invites you to participate in a wonderful and unique opportunity, the 25th annual children’s hands-on exhibit, A Toy Story: New and beloved Favorites. This interactive, hands-on experience for 4.5 to 12 years old provides an environment where you can explore how Art and Science go hand in hand in the wonderful world of “Play”.

  • Work in a Toy designers/builder’s shop using your building imagination with items like Tinker Toys and Lincoln Logs
  • Watercolor toy still lifes
  • Animated chalk wall Space Cadets
  • Dance with toys and robots in our own green screen theater
  • Create colorful images with our giant lite bright table
  • Draw with laser powered crayons
  • Barrel of monkeys for sure
  • Giant connect four
  • Stop motion mania Plus more!

These and more wonderful experiences are waiting for your students here at DFAC and by using Art, Science, humor, and History to explore the theme, fun and learning are boundless.

 Click Here For youth Art Classes. 


Your admission to the David L. Mason Children’s Art Museum helps to ensure that the Dunedin Fine Art Center can continue to support artists and give members of all ages within the community the opportunity to experience the arts.

Members – Free (note new hours below)
For groups, please call ahead to discuss scheduling and pricing.

Non-Members – $4 (note new hours below)

Senior – $3

Children under 2 – Free

**Families presenting a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card, and a valid form of photo ID. Museums for All admission rates( DFAC offers Free) will be offered for up to four individuals per EBT card.

**Dunedin residents show ID proof of such, receive free admission into the DLM Children’s Museum on Sundays.

Hours of Operation

January – May 2024

Monday – Friday:
(Double check to make sure there aren’t any tours booked)
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

June – September 6th, 2024

Monday – Friday: CLOSED to the Public For Camps
Saturday:  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The museum is reserved for our Summer Arts Academy.

Call ahead for Holiday Hours: 727-298-3322

Free Artsy Opportunities for Families at DFAC

Get your hands on some family fun with FREE admission to our “hands-on” museum. It’s bound to be a sensational experience!

Free Family Fun Nights 5pm – 7pm (October thru May)
DFAC is extending its hours and offering free admission! We will have a special activity plus all the hands-on museum activities as well.

2024 – 2025 Dates Coming Soon

Free Make and Take Weekends (October thru May)
We’ll have a special make it/take it project lined up for you…

Saturday 11:30am – 1:00pm
2024 – 2025 Dates Coming Soon

Sunday 1:30pm – 3:00pm
2024 – 2025 Dates Coming Soon

Come Out and Play!

At the Dunedin Fine Art Center, we’re proud to offer a little something for individuals of all ages! We hope you come out and play and see why everyone says the Dunedin Fine Art Center is where the art is! To learn more about our mission, and us, click here, or contact us for more information on our classes.

Some fun from a few years ago : )