This exhibit is currently touring! See the schedule below for its current location.
About the Exhibit
Builders of all ages are invited to explore, build and play in the traveling exhibition—Castle Builder! In this exhibit kids and their families are transported to a fanciful kingdom where they too can become castle builders, building their own toy castle brick by brick.
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Build, Build, Build! - Builders of all ages and skill levels can construct castles, learn about real-world castles and their building secrets, and plan their ideal castle’s defenses. The Builders Guild is divided into three age-appropriate build areas; 7+, 3-6, and toddler.
Explore a Giant Castle - Explore the inside of the royal castle full of decorations and the king and queen’s thrones.
Aim a Catapult – Build a fortress wall on screen and test its strength with a virtual catapult.
Defend the Castle Walls - Climb into a lookout tower and slide back down to the ground.
See a dragon - In the dragon’s cave, children and adults can create and share their own fantastical stories that feature castles as the setting.
February 4, 2017– May 14, 2017
Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, Ohio
May 27, 2017–Jan 7, 2018
Grey Roots Museum and Archives, Ontario, Canada
Children’s Museum Winnipeg, Canada
Target audience: Families with children 6–12 years old, but there will be activities for all ages included in the exhibit.
Space required: 2,500 square feet
Minimum ceiling height: 9 feet
Rental fee includes:
- Installation Manual
- Operations Manual
- Marketing Materials and Artwork
- Press Materials
- Installation and Takedown Technician
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