Inside the interactive, 40,000 square-foot facility, children are encouraged to read, learn about health and nutrition and the state's key industries.
One exhibit at the
Children have a "farmer's market" full of fruits and vegetables to teach them about healthy eating and they can play in the "gastro climber," exploring the digestive system from start to finish. The more adventurous can make a skeleton dance by moving joints as they learn about a healthy body.
The newest exhibit, the Literacy Garden, lets children try drawing or writing a story on a "creativity wall." They can climb into a tree house, take shelter in a fairytale mushroom forest or play in dancing water stations.
But be forewarned. On a hot
If you go:
The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday,
No adult is admitted without a child.
The museum can be reached at 601-981-5469 or 1-877-793-KIDS (5437).
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