A 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 2002, the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (CMON) is a brain-building powerhouse and Southwest Florida’s first museum devoted to children and families. This safe and wonderful place inspires children and families to have fun while learning together.
CMON is a two-story, 30,000 square foot cultural institution including permanent and temporary interactive, fully accessible exhibits that blend state-of-the-art technology with a replication of the natural world and human communities. Developed by experts in child psychology, this experimental play fosters creativity, curiosity, empathy, and self-esteem.
The Children’s Museum of Naples is proud to announce that we have received a 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator. This 4 out of possible 4-star rating means we’ve taken steps to have strong financial health and accountability! As America’s premier charity evaluator, Charity Navigator is the gold standard in helping charitable givers make intelligent giving decisions by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health and transparency.
The Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples believes it is a privilege to share life with a child and is committed to nurturing bonds among families and generations. We celebrate the natural curiosity of children by offering a dynamic educational space that encourages exploration and discovery. This safe and wonderful place inspires children and families to have fun while learning together.
To provide an exciting, inspiring environment where children and their families play, learn, and dream together.