Visitors will explore the six types of simple machines, discover how they function and build their own machines using a variety of materials and tools in this new experience.
Summer camps, sports practices, music lessons and maybe a road trip or two. Is your family’s summer schedule getting crowded? It’s a good time to remember to carve out time for good old-fashioned play – getting dirty, goofing off and making up your own rules.
Parents who want their children to grow up healthy should create time and space for their kids to play, the World Health Organization states.
Our team is working hard to get the museum ready for summer. Here’s a sneak preview of what we have in store.
Marie Lister, teaching specialist at University of Minnesota’s Institute of Child Development, shines a spotlight on executive function and how kids build these important skills through play.
We have lots of exciting activities for visitors of all ages in March and April that can make your spring break extra fun. Enjoy our popular permanent exhibits like our four-story climber, laser maze and wacky car wash, and check out our new experiences all in one fun-packed trip to the to the museum.