Special Exhibits

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Open January 20- May 19

Welcome to Discovery Town…a make-believe, kid-sized city! In Discovery Town children play as they learn about the people and places that make up a community. 

Each stop on the trip through town provides opportunities for children to try out adult roles through role play. This cityscape created just for kids promotes problem solving, creative exploration and getting along with others through fun and absorbing activities. Children have the freedom to safely explore, discover, and learn through creative and imaginative play in a pint-sized community.

While in Discovery Town, children can explore a variety of settings:

  • Vet Clinic: Give your furry friend (big or small) a checkup, beautify your pet at the grooming table, examine an x-ray, and treat large animals in the corral.
  • Pizza Shop: Take an order, then put together and serve up some pretend pizza!
  • Fire Station: Answer emergency calls, gear up in a firefighter uniform, climb into the fire truck and battle a blaze!
  • Town Park: Play outdoor games in this big green space.
  • Post Office: Sort the mail, fill your bag, and deliver letters all over town!
  • Airport: Sort and load packages onto the plane, start the engine, and pilot your way to your destination.
  • School: Be the teacher or the student and take part in school-related activities.

Admission to museum and Discovery Town exhibit: FREE for museum members; $11/person for the public. Children age 1 and younger are always free. 


Discovery Town is sponsored in part by:

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