Dow AgroSciences ScienceWorks
Opens Aug. 27, 2016
ScienceWorks, one of the museum’s most popular exhibits, is being reinvented to feed the curiosity of the next generation of young scientific explorers! Explore the work of real scientists like hydrologists, naturalists, and geologists. See how people like engineers, farmers, and others use science process skills to ask questions and seek answers to help us in our daily lives.
The reinvention of ScienceWorks is made possible by the generous support of Dow AgroSciences through The Dow Chemical Company Foundation.
The Children’s Museum Guild’s Haunted House Cursed Castle
Oct. 8–30, 2016
Hear ye, hear ye! Storm the castle and raid the village on a journey through Cursed Castle, The Children’s Museum Guild’s 53rd Annual Haunted House. Enter Burnadette the Dragon’s castle with caution! Through the centuries, many knights and princesses have failed to break the dragon’s curse.
The Haunted House offers IPL’s Lights-On Hours (for children who scare easily) and Frightening Hours (with the lights off, for children who dare to be scared). Tickets are $8 at the door and are available at The Children’s Museum Box Office or online at childrensmuseum.org/hauntedhouse.
Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience at The Children’s Museum
Opening Spring of 2018
Run, jump, putt, drive, and play in the new Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience! Stay healthy and happy by trying out new sports activities every time you visit, and learn about the sports legends who’ve made history along the way! The experience will offer exhibits that encourage physical activity in everyday life and inspire families to become healthier together. Children and adults will be able to immerse themselves in a variety of sports environments from golf to football! Showcasing Indiana’s wealth of amateur and professional athletes and teams, the initiative will offer a collection of fun, hands-on, indoor and outdoor sports-related experiences designed for all ages. Families will be inspired and encouraged to enjoy sports and fitness activities together—now and for a lifetime.