The Worlds of Puppetry Museum

Choose from a Museum-Only or an All-Inclusive ticket, which includes Museum entry, a Family Series Show, and a Create-A-Puppet Workshop. Group tickets (10+ people) are also available, but are best scheduled in advance via phone. Last admission is at 4:15 pm.

The Jim Henson Collection

This interactive exhibition follows Henson’s prolific imagination chronologically, transporting visitors through environments that typified the master puppeteer’s world, such as Jim’s Office and the Television Studio.

In addition to learning how Henson’s characters came to life and are still performed, visitors can view iconic puppets such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.

New objects coming in May and November!

The Global Collection

The Global Collection celebrates puppetry traditions in major cultures from around the world. Highlighting the history of puppetry in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, this collection also demonstrates the use of the art form as a teaching and communication tool.

Organized by continent, artifacts are displayed with rich, contextual backdrops and hands-on interactives that encourage patrons to immerse themselves in puppetry traditions from around the world.

Museum Programs & Tours

Museum Tours are offered daily.

Special Museum programming is planned throughout the year. Click below to learn more!

Exhibits & Events

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: World of Myth & Magic - Now Open!

All Special Exhibits are included with admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum.

The Nancy Staub Puppetry Research Library

The Nancy Staub Puppetry Research Library is open by appointment only. 

Museum Docent

The Center for Puppetry Arts Museum Docents are trained volunteers who help inspire our patrons to explore and discover the history and magic of puppetry through the puppets on display at the Center.

The Center’s Docents are adults of all ages, walks of life, and educational backgrounds who enjoy puppetry, learning new things, and sharing that knowledge with others. Docents greet museum guests, lead tours, assist with special events, and act as ambassadors of the Center.


Support the Center for Puppetry Arts with your time!

A wide range of volunteer opportunities is available.We welcome people 16 years of age and older with a variety of skills and backgrounds. We ask that all volunteer candidates are able to commit to a significant length of time, whether that be weekly or monthly, and/or be available for special events and periodic needs.


Museum Discounts

Learn more about special offers and discounts to the museum.

Photos courtesy of Sara Hannah Photography.
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