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The Museum is open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Open First and Third Sundays, 1 - 4 pm.

Admission is FREE.

NML sponsors a summer day camp for children who are interested in languages and cultures. See details about the Summer 2013 World Language Camp, "Around the Language World" here. Click on the image below for a printable flier.

Many of our young friends enjoy learning foreign languages. Below are some links to NML's online resources for kids.

You Xi Quiz on Chinese

Web-based flash quiz

Install the flash player for Windows if the quiz doesn't work for you.

The exhibit, Emerging American Language in 1812, has a spelling quiz -
Can you guess the 1812 Spellings?

Why Learn Latin? A presentation for high school students created by NML's Nick Hartley

Outside of the NML website, you can keep having fun with language:

Chinese Characters to Write

Chinese Characters

Basic guide to Chinese by Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding (used by permission of SACU)

Free activities for Learning Sign Langauge (ASL) , Gaelic, Polish, and Spanish.

Free computer games for practicing English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.

Kids love languages, too!