The world at your feet — and at your fingertips — at the new National Children’s Museum at National Harbor, where a map of Earth welcomes visitors. (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

Planning a visit to the new National Children’s Museum in National Harbor? Here’s what you need to know.

Where: 151 St. George Boulevard, Oxon Hill, in National Harbor

When: Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How much: $10; free for age 12 months and younger. Beginning in January, the museum will offer free admission on the third Friday of the month from 5 to 8 p.m.

Best for: Age 9 and younger

For more information: Call 301-392-2400 or visit