Museum Hours

Fall Hours: September-December 
Begins on Wednesday, September 13th
Wednesday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm 
Closed Sunday-Tuesday
CLOSED on Thanksgiving & the day after
OPEN on New Year's Eve, 9:30am-2pm

Winter Hours: January-March
Wednesday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm
Sunday, 11am-5pm
Closed Monday- Tuesday 

Spring Hours: April-June
Wednesday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm
Closed Sunday-Tuesday

Summer Hours: July-August
Tuesday-Saturday, 9:30am-5pm
Closed Sunday-Monday

Annual Shut Down 2018
Our Museum Studios will be closed
Sunday, August 26th - Tuesday, September 11th

Click here to view our calendar for events, holidays, and special closing dates

Museum Admission 
$10.00 per visitor ages 1+
Annual Family Membership only $140.00
Three Floors of Twelve Interactive Studios
 A Museum Studio is a related collection of exhibits focused around a common theme . Our studios invite self-guided investigation and hands-on learning. Each week our dedicated professional educators conduct studio workshops providing guided, hands-on learning experiences . Daily workshops are held at 10:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm.
Check our calendar for today's workshop offerings and monthly special events!
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Engage with authentic art materials and processes alongside our Atelierista. Explore and respond to creative media. 
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Experience the properties of water through hands on investigation of  water flow, energy and transparency.
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Design & Engineering
 Engage in the process of engineering and the design cycle though a variety of  open-ended construction materials.
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Understand physical health and well being through role play.
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Light & Reflection
Apply physical sciences and mathematical ideas through investigation of light and shadow, refraction and reflection. 

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Understand features of earth, relationships between living things and how they are affected by human activity.
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Outdoor Learning
Explore our outdoor learning park's  natural environment with sand, water and sound exploration all year long.
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Farm to Table
Engage  in farm to table concepts through dramatic play, mathematical problems, measuring, sorting and classifying.

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Playbox Theater
Put on informal literature-based performances  in our authentic miniature black box theater.
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Use a wide variety of blocks and loose parts to design your own inventions and activities.
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Learn about people, places and the environment through drama, dance, and music from around the world.
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Science & Energy
Explore the physical sciences of energy, force, motion, matter and their properties.
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