Discovery Museum plans move to next phase

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From the Morning Sun “The proposed Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum is still a dream, but the dream could be a little closer to reality. Organizers of the children’s museum announced last week the start of a capital campaign. The group that began with four mothers and an idea says that to make the project a reality, it wants to raise …

Museum move in trouble

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Interior Rendering of new Chicago Children’s Museum By Micah Maidenberg Editor, Chicago Journal Published July 13, 2009 Link to Story “It’s a big story. Veteran Crain’s Business columnist Greg Hinz is reporting the Chicago Children’s Museum’s planned move to Grant Park is in trouble. The museum says it is moving forward. Here’s the nut of Hinz’s story: A moribund economy …

Children’s Museum negotiating extension on Navy Pier lease

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NAVY PIER | Slow fund-raising stalls move to Grant Park From the Chicago Sun-Times BY FRAN SPIELMAN City Hall Reporter July 13, 2009 Link to Article The Children’s Museum is negotiating an “open-ended” extension to its Navy Pier lease amid a fund-raising slowdown that threatens to stall its controversial move to Grant Park. Ted Tetzlaff, chairman of the Metropolitan Pier …

Tutankhamun and Take Me There Egypt – exhibit review

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Tutankhamun shabti, © SANDRO VANNINI From: Nuvo,  “Indy’s Alternative Newspaper” Posted on July 8, 2009 by Julianna Thibodeaux Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs, one of the most high-profile blockbusters the city has seen recently, has just opened in unlikely quarters: the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. This local institution, touted as the world’s largest children’s museum, is actually …

Please Touch Museum – Exhibition Review

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3 of 5 Stars, “A-Okay” Posted: June 10, 2009 Please Touch Museum Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park 4231 Avenue of the Republic Philadelphia, PA 19131 (215) 581-3181 Category: Children’s Museum Admission Price: $15 Children and Adults Size: 38,000 sq. ft. of exhibits Wheelchair Accessible: Yes From Please Touch website: “Memorial Hall, constructed to be the Art Gallery of the 1876 …

Top 10 Children’s Museums

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The City Museum The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose Minnesota Children’s Museum The Children’s Museum of Manhattan Chicago Chicdren’s Museum Bay Area Discovery Museum Kohl Children’s Museum Children’s Museum of Pittsburg Portland Children’s Museum Runners Up 11.Boston Children’s Museum 12.Please Touch 13.Port Discovery 14. Brooklyn Children’s Museum