June 14 – September 21, 2014
Hop onboard and discover the engineer within! Travel to the Island of Sodor where your imagination will charge full steam ahead in Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails, a hands-on STEM exhibit based on the adventures of everyone’s favorite blue engine, Thomas, his engine friends and the Island of Sodor’s iconic locations: Knapford Station, Sodor Steamworks and much more. Solve a variety of challenges, climb into Thomas’ cab, load freight into train cars and fix Percy’s wobbly wheel.
© 2014 Gullane (Thomas) Limited Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails! was created by Minnesota Children’s Museum, presented by Fisher-Price and sponsored by 3M.
September 20, 2014 – January 4, 2015
A place for every body! Study circulation and digestion, learn about go/slow/whoa foods, play food detective, get an up-close look at a giant nose, row a boat in tandem with a skeleton and create a warm-up and cool-down routine. Children and adults will have hands-on opportunities to explore nutrition and fitness in ways that help them understand their bodies, understand the importance of making healthy choices and apply concepts in everyday situations. Eat smart, move more, live well!
Healthyville® was created by Stepping Stones Museum for Children for the members of the Youth Museum Exhibit Collaborative (YMEC).