Hot Wheels™: Race to Win™

This exhibit is currently touring! See the schedule below for its current location.

Hot Wheels: Race to WinAbout the Exhibit

Speed, power, performance . . . buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet—Hot Wheels! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels® diecast cars to experiment and play. This behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling world of racing investigates the scientific process for designing super-fast cars. Hands-on experiences, authentic race gear, and captivating memorabilia will engage families in the process of experimenting with speed, power, and performance using Hot Wheels cars and track as the their tools.

Area 1: Garage Entry

Children and families enter Hot Wheels: Race to Win through a faux, dimensional opened garage door.

Area 2: Blue Zone (Design)

What makes one car faster than another? Getting ready to race means choosing the right body and tires designed to maximize your speed. Here in the Blue Zone, find out how race teams adjust their cars to give them the edge to win

Area 3:  Yellow Zone (Power)

What makes a car GO? Every car needs an engine to get off the starting line. Here in the Yellow Zone, find out how engines use fuel to spin the wheels and burn up the track! 

Area 4:  Green Zone (Speed)

When it comes right down to it, it’s all about the speed! On race day, every team is focused on crossing the finish line first. Here in the Green Zone, see what happens on race day as drivers and their teams pour on the speed to WIN. 

Area 5:  Red Zone (Safety)

Racing is a dangerous sport. Winning the race is the goal—but sometimes crashes happen. The safety of the driver is always everyone’s top priority. Here in the Red Zone, learn about the technology that keeps drivers, crews, and fans SAFE at a race!

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Tour Schedule - Tentative

Jan. 21, 2017-April 25, 2017
Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA

May 13, 2017-July 30, 2017
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Sept. 9, 2017–Jan. 7, 2018
Canadian Museum of History, Gatineau, Quebec

Jan. 27–April 29, 2018
Amazeum, Bentonville, AR

May 19, 2018-July, 2018
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Fall 2018
COSI, Columbus, OH

Jan. 19–April 28, 2019
Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul, MN

May 18, 2019-July, 2019
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

Fall 2019
TBD

Spring 2020
Discovery Science Center, Los Angeles, CA

Specifications

Size: 4,000 square feet

Target Audience: Families with children ages 6 to 12

Rental fee includes:

  • Installation Manual
  • Operations Manual
  • Marketing Materials & Artwork
  • Press Materials
  • Installation and Takedown Technician

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Sarah Myers
Traveling Exhibits Project Manager
Phone: 317-334-4107
sarahm@childrensmuseum.org