Each room in CuriousCity will explore different themes to tap into a child’s imagination.
This mindfulness exhibit offers yoga and meditation based activities for the whole family.
Stories of the World will feature a puppet theatre with a 20×8 ft stage. Kids will be able to act and play out folk-tale characters!
Planned inconjunction with the Essex Agricultural Society, this exhibit used agricultural education and the USDA “My Plate” model to help children discover the importance of a fresh, healthy diet.
Who doesn’t love playing with money? This exhibit includes a Bank playhouse where children can take turns playing the role of the teller or the customer, access the faux vault, visit the drive-up window, or, if they are in a hurry, there’s always the ATM. George Peabody would be so proud!
This sensory exhibit provides a safe, relaxing space for children of all abilities who may become overwhelmed or overstimulated by their exploration of the museum as a whole.
What will you find in the Geography exhibit? Maps, globes, and a play area to ”visit” the rainforest, desert, oceans and the Arctic.
Concepts such as flight, air current, air resistance, and gravity are explored through play and hands-on investigation.
Families will be able to learn about our habitat in the Natural History room. Examine rock, fossil and mineral samples, fossil blocks, magnification station, life-size animal track books and play the ‘match a track’ game.