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Making Machines in The Studio

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.

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Make Play a Priority This Summer

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.

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In Town for Spring Break? Check Out Our New Experiences

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.

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Cosmic Junkyard: Blast Off Into Fun & Learning

A Cosmic Junkyard has landed in the Imaginopolis gallery, and it’s providing out of this world fun for kids of all ages! Visitors can play, build and create their own stories in this new experience using materials that look like cosmic debris while surrounded by the sights and sounds of space.

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Cosmic Junkyard Coming to Imaginopolis

Get ready for an out of this world experience! Imaginopolis is turning into a cosmic junkyard, giving visitors a chance to play, build and create their own stories using materials that look like cosmic debris while surrounded by the sights and sounds of space.

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