Our Exhibits

Designed for Learning Through Play

Why playBecause it is one of the most fun and powerful tools there is to help kids gain valuable academic insights and to develop the 21st Century skills essential for lifelong success. Some of these skills are curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, social skills, and more. Play also helps encourage intergenerational connection.

A dynamic set of inspiring and interactive exhibits forms the centerpiece of the Museum. Neighborhood North exhibits are designed to meet important goals in child development, adult-child interaction, and community-building.  Signage to all our exhibits is linked to our partner WQED/ PBS Kid’s digital media content for deeper subject matter exploration. Additionally, our curriculum has been designed by an Occupational Therapist ensuring that goals around accessibility and social-emotional learning are met. The target age for Neighborhood North is 10 months to 10 years, but all ages are welcome.

Kids 3d printing

Digital Maker Space: (anticipated in Fall of 2023)

Coming this fall: community making and digital learning, such as 3D printing, and coding.
Measurement and sorting Exhibit

Measurement and Sorting Exhibit

Modular exhibit with two components, one focusing on measurement and the other on conservation for a target age range of
Bicycle-powered Train Exhibit

Bicycle-powered Train Exhibit (anticipated in Summer 2023)

Connecting learning about kinetic energy, conservation, and mobility all in one fantastic exhibit!
Climber from CedarWorks.

Climber from CedarWorks

While they are climbing, sliding, and playing, children are also building essential skills.
Girl at musical flowers

Freenotes Harmony Park Outdoor Musical Flowers

Explore musical expression and discover your voice through music and sound.
Pollinator playground garden

Pollinator Playground Children’s Garden

A fun, non-threatening, and accessible way for children and families to approach urban agriculture.
Cars!

Cars!

Which car is fastest and does the car go faster on the long track or the straight one?
Legos Code exhibit

CODE City & Pattern Wall

Code a cityscape design along a grid from one end of the city to the other!
Legos

Giant Legos

Our Giant Legos help children develop essential critical thinking and math skills.
Kid doing circuitry

Maker Space

When children can ideate and find solutions learning becomes concrete and relevant.
Child playing grocer

Neighborhood Market & Café

Learn while you gather groceries with your friends and family!
Kids in the theatre

Children’s Theatre

Join us to act our favorite stories, dances and create together!
Kids at the STEAM Wall

Magnetic STEAM Wall

Learn about kinetic and potential energy, friction and gravity.
Block and air exhibit

16’ Air Maze Lab

See colorful scarves rocket through the air maze and learn more about the magic of air. 
Blue Block exhibit

Imagination Playground Blue Blocks

Design and build using the blue blocks! 

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General Admission Hours

  • Tuesdays: 10 am until 5 pm
  • Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays: 10 am until 2 pm

General Admission Prices

  • Daily Single Child Play Pass (17 and under): $5 
  • Daily Single Adult Play Pass (18+): $5  
  • Seniors/Veteran (50+): $3
  • Access (EBT or SNAP, up to 5 people): $3
  • Daily Family Play Pass: $25
  • Infants (12 months and under): Free
  • Annual Memberships:
    • Family Plan (3 people): $55
    • Group Plan (4-5 people): $75
    • Neighborhood Plan (6+ people): $115
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