Beginning July 1, the i.d.e.a. Museum returns to operating 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. We will be open during Independence Day from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, July 4, too!

Enjoy creative experiences that support early learning, nurture creative thinking, and engage families in quality time together throughout the museum.

Check out ArtVille – a colorful town featuring imaginative play activities aimed at little ones 4 and younger. Learn more about this socks-only space here..

Also, enjoy creative experiences in our HUB Gallery. Several hands-on activities have returned, including the jungle-themed Black Light Room, cozy Zen Den and the Magnetic Wall, featuring balls and chutes. Plus, the HUB Gallery has added a Puppet Theater, storybook floor game and new art activity, featuring fairy-tale characters.

Finally, make plans to check out the Robo Art exhibition lets kids of all ages explore the design, engineering and technology of robots. Enjoy building a 3D bot, playing coding games, and learning about a variety of robots, the history of robotics and more!

Admission to the i.d.e.a. Museum is $9 for ages 1 and up. Members and babies 11 months and younger are free.

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