Explore Our Exhibits

Welcome Back! We cannot wait for you to enjoy our exciting new exhibits, beautifully-renovated spaces and all new STEAM-infused programming. Click here for more information.

Our exhibits are designed to spark children’s curiosity, imagination and interests by engaging them in playful explorations of interactive learning experiences and shared moments of discovery. Visit Stepping Stones to discover your favorite!

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Special Exhibits

Our ever-changing space offers exhibits from other children’s museums around the United States and some we created here.

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Rent Our Exhibits

Enhance the experience at your location with one of our award-winning traveling exhibits. These interactive and content-rich exhibits will generate curiosity in children, big and small.

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Area Attractions

We’ll help you discover even more to explore.

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Exhibits and Galleries

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Celebration Courtyard

Get out and play! With its giant open-air tent and brand new eco-friendly play surface, families discover big fun throughout the year in the Celebration Courtyard.

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ColorCoaster

Proven to stop everyone from 1 to 101 in their tracks, the absolutely mesmerizing ColorCoaster is a 27-foot kinetic sculpture designed by artist George Rhoads.

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Energy Lab

The Energy Lab is a wet, wild, and wonderful way for children to learn about the science of energy. As they explore the exhibit, they’ll find a working lab that inspires a natural curiosity to imagine and invent.

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Light Gallery

Experience an abundance of natural light, colorful LED displays, and exhibits created by, for, or about children, their families, and the community.

Lights On!

Check in on the latest and greatest light gadgets and innovations in this vibrant, enlightening exhibit.

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Multimedia Gallery

Step inside and prepare for a visually stunning multimedia experience.

Puppet Place

Step out with storytellers Bird, BooZoo, Lillie and Lucy during playful conversations, storytelling and music.

Studio K

Go live in a kid-powered network of fun!

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Tot Town

Inspired by the latest research in early childhood development and play, this imaginative space sparks curiosity and fosters early learning.