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Offer Magnificent King-sized Fun and Learning

As visitors explore The Amazing Castle and its eight themed areas, they are introduced to seven storybook characters who are part of the castle community. From the carpenter to the seamstress, each character has a special role. As they move through the castle, village visitors playfully explore the interconnectedness of community members in a setting inspired by fantasy and history.

Pretend play is known for its ability to serve the development of the whole child - social, emotional, physical and cognitive. In The Amazing Castle, pretend play is king! Benefits for children include using more complex words and sentences, developing narrative abilities, controlling impulses, navigating complex social situations, and using their whole bodies to play and learn.

Host benefits include:

  • Plentiful supply of elaborate costumes and props
  • Dragon character costume option
  • Top-notch educational, marketing and installation materials
  • Responsive support from experienced staff
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Content focus: Imaginative play, problem solving, economics, social studies

Target Audience: Ages 2 to 12, families and school groups

Languages: Text graphics are in English and Spanish

Venue Length: 3-4 months

BOOK TODAY! Contact Amber Stevenson, Traveling Exhibits Manager by calling 651-225-6053 or email.

“We had an email come in wondering where The Amazing Castle is next on its tour. Their child loved it so much that she was considering traveling to the next venue!”
— Boston Children’s Museum
The Amazing Castle was a very solid performer for us. Visitorship stayed strong throughout our double venue!”
— Kidzu Children’s Museum

 

Castle Overview

Size:
1,500 square feet

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Cost Per Venue:
$15,000

Open Venues: 
 Spring 2016

Tour Schedule:

 

Past Hosts

  • Bay Area Discovery Museum
  • Boston Children's Museum
  • Brooklyn Children's Museum
  • Canadian Children's Museum
  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
  • Chicago Children's Museum
  • Children's Discovery Museum (formerly Lied Discovery Children's Museum)
  • Children's Museum of Memphis
  • Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
  • Columbia Children's Museum
  • Creative Discovery Museum
  • Dacotah Prairie Museum 
  • Edventure Children's Museum
  • Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
  • Gail Borden Public Library
  • Imagine IT, Children's Museum of Atlanta
  • Kalamazoo Valley Museum
  • Kidzu Children's Museum
  • La Crosse Children's Museum
  • Minnesota Children’s Museum (x4)
  • Minnesota Children's Museum-Rochester
  • Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery
  • Papalote Museo del Nino:
  • Port Discovery
  • San Antonio Children's Museum
  • The Building for Kids - Fox Cities Children's Museum
  • The Magic House, St.Louis Children's Museum
  • T.R.E.E. House
  • Upcountry History Museum
  • Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia

Current and Future Hosts

Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
November 1, 2014 - May 17, 2015

Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester
June 20, 2015 - September 27, 2015

Minnesota Children's Museum - St. Paul
October 10, 2015 - January 24, 2016

Available
Spring 2016

San Jose Children's Discovery Museum
May 21, 2016 - September 11, 2016

 

 

Contact Traveling Exhibits for more information.

©2013 Minnesota Children’s Museum. All rights reserved. The Amazing Castle was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum with funding from Curtis & Marjorie Nelson and The Curtis L. Carlson Family Foundation.

Voted BEST INDOOR ENTERTAINMENT for babies & preschoolers by MN Parent magazine

 


Voted BEST CHILDREN’S MUSEUM three years in a row by Nickelodeon’s Parents Connect

 

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