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.
1,500 square feet
Cost Per Venue:
Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016 and after
Current and Future Hosts
Upcountry History Museum
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
Minnesota Children's Museum - Rochester
San Jose Children's Discovery Museum
Available Fall 2016 and beyond
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.