Visiting Exhibit Hall

visiting exhibit hall

The Visiting Exhibit Hall serves as a space to showcase some of the world’s most innovative and engaging traveling exhibits, designed especially for children, ensuring that the Museum is constantly reflecting the world around us.

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may 27 – september 4, 2023

Young learners will engage in hands-on math, science, and engineering activities modeled after Curious George’s many adventures! From the farm to a construction site and even to space, follow Curious George’s lead and practice early STEM concepts to solve a variety of problems.

recommended for learners age 3-7 and their families

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exhibit experiences

Operate wheels to move Curious George on pulleys from window to window at the Apartment Building. Climb the fire escape and climb inside to play with color, light, and shadow.

Explore shape, sorting, weighing, and counting with fruit and vegetables at the Sidewalk Produce Stand.

Head to the Construction Site to design a building with a bounty of materials and machines.

Take it easy and snap a picture in the City Park, where babies and toddlers can enjoy busy wall activities.

Use pipes, ramps, funnels, turntables, bumpers, and force to experiment with physics and engineering as you putt through three holes of Mini Golf.

Step up to the Space Rocket that Curious George rode on his intergalactic adventure and pose for a picture with George in his spacesuit.

Visit the Farm and experience cause and effect when you use wind power to move yard art like whirligigs, windmills, windsocks, and wind chimes. Build your own whirligig or windsock and care for the farm animals.

Where is this exhibit located?

The Visiting Exhibits Hall is located on Floor 1, one level down from the main entrance, next to the Tinkerers Studio.

upcoming exhibits

AlegreMENTE / Happy Brain: Celebrating Early Connections

september 16, 2023 – january 1, 2024

Visitors celebrate early connections together in a whimsical forest full of families of all kinds, both human and animal! Learn about how simple, everyday interactions build social-emotional, language, cognitive, and motor skills.

past exhibits

XOXO: An Exhibit About Love & Forgiveness

january – may 2023

Emotions at Play with Pixar’s Inside Out

september 2022 – january 2023

Design Zone

may – september 2022

Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!

january – may 2022

Moomin Animations – Thrills and Cuddles

september 2021 – january 2022

Dora and Diego: Let’s Explore!

february – september 2020