Blast off to space in our rocket ship and command center. Put on your astronaut suit and be transported to the cosmos. Learn about our galaxy, the planets and the solar system. Let your imagination take you away as you explore the limits of outer space.
Ignite your child’s curiosity with the Flight Lab and loads of loose parts as they discover the laws of motion and the properties of wind, flight and gravity. Our STEAM exhibit encourages innovative thinking and skills.
Come invent, tinker, explore and discover using a variety of tools and materials. The playful atmosphere allows learning to unfold and builds understanding of science, technology, engineering, arts, math! If there is not a specific project planned for the day, let your child have the freedom to self-direct their own project! Rummage through the crates to find a mish-mash of objects ready to be turned into something amazing. Sit back and watch their imaginations come to life.
Learn about our first responders and community helpers - firemen, EMT's, doctors, nurses, and veterinarians - in our fully equipped hospital exhibit. Examine a broken bone, take care of newborn babies or bandage up the family pet. Just another day in the life of our do-gooders!
Explore the Dinosaur Den with rock specimens, study slides of insects, snake skin, plant life under the Wentzscope, and touch real fossil tracks that are 200 million years old.
Come explore what happens under the seven seas! Sing with the mermaids, play drums with the octopus, catch lobsters for lunch or search for treasure.
The Wild Place
In our certified Nature Explore Outdoor Learning Center, kids can learn about insects in the Butterfly Garden, uncover dinosaur bones in the Fossil Pit, harmonize with musical flowers, take a pic with Rising, the elephant, or cook in the dirt kitchen. Remember what childhood was like for you? We do! Let the "Wild Place" take your kids back to a simpler childhood!
Buy your tickets for the brand new and fabulous Broadway show starring YOU! Create your own show or play with plenty of backdrops and props for a Tony Award-winning performance.
Come explore the properties of light and color in our newest exhibit! Its a quiet place to soothe and calm with our sensory-friendly Marvelous Marble Wall. Relax and explore shapes and patterns with the Light Lab You'll never want to go out in the sun again!
Giggles abound as visitors learn about velocity and gravity on the Golfball Raceway. This longtime favorite is fun for kids and grown ups alike.
Celebrate the Museum's Fire Station history with a climb up our original fireman's pole. Museum legend is that anyway who makes it to the top will have a very lucky day!
Galleries A & B
Also known as the restroom, we will be displaying beautiful pieces of art and cool creations made by kids in the Museum so visitors have plenty to inspire them during your thorough hand washing. What will you create to share?
Come step, hop and play games as the floor is transformed into an interactive playground with BEAM technology! Make some new friends as you compete in ice hockey or join forces to pop as many bubbles as you can! Fair warning, you might be a little tired when you leave after all the fun you’ll have in this room!
Woah! Imagine being as tall as a giraffe or having the scaly skin of a fish! Test your senses with animal textures and compare and contrast your hand print to the animal prints on the wall.