The Minnesota Children’s Museum in St. Paul has been undergoing a major renovation in the last several months, and will be opening very soon – on June 7th, 2017 to be exact!
As a MCM Play Advocate, a few weeks ago I had the privilege of being able to go on a Hard Hat Tour to preview the museum in the middle of construction. Though it was a couple months away from being done, it had come a long way! The structures and major features were in place – and the details were being completed.
Here’s a glimpse of what I saw during my tour – with some pics of new areas including “Sprouts,” “Forces at Play,” and the “Scramble!”
But my favorite part was the new “Our World.” That’s right – their “Our World” is the one exhibit name that is being carried over from the old museum. However, it’s more of a mini “Our World.” That’s because it’s not as big and elaborate as the original – but has been given a face lift to be fresher and more contemporary.
Inside the NEW “Our World” are a variety of features and opportunities for play: [Read more…]