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Space Station

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. 

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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. 

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Our Town

Come see what takes place in Our Town! Build in the construction zone, take care of newborn babies or pets in the clinic or stop by the food truck.

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Dinosaur Den

Back from extinction! Go back in time and play with the dinosaurs! Touch real fossils that are 200 million years old.


Sunken Ship

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.

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The Wild Place

The Wild Place is a fenced, attractive, educational and developmentally appropriate outdoor extension of the museum giving visitors time to connect with nature.  At this time, it is undergoing renovation.  In the summer of 2024, CME will unveil a redesigned Wild Place with new age-appropriate equipment, enticing trails and areas to sit, relax and enjoy nature.


Twilight Room

It’s a quiet place to soothe. Drop a line and catch a fish or relax in the tent. You’ll never want to go out in the sun again!

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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!

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Fireman Pole

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!

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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?

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Golfball Raceway

Giggles abound as visitors learn about velocity and gravity on the Golfball Raceway.  This longtime favorite is fun for kids and grown ups alike.