MESA, Ariz. (Nov. 16, 2018) – What’s better than finding the perfect gifts? Finding them on sale. The i.d.e.a. Museum is welcoming the holiday shopping season with three days
of deals Nov. 23-25. Each day offers a discount that will leave both you and your wallet feeling jolly.

Kick off your holiday shopping on Black Friday, Nov. 23, and enjoy 10 percent off all shop purchases. Museum members receive 20 percent off. Enjoy the same deals on
Small Business Saturday, Nov. 24, and Museum Store Sunday, Nov. 25. Also, on Sunday, buyers will discover 25 items discounted 25 percent.

Shoppers will not only find quality gifts filled with inspiration and educational value, but also will directly support the museum through their purchases. Perks of shopping at the
museum include items being exempt from sales tax and proceeds reinvested into educational programming.

Currently, the shop is featuring items related to the Far Out: Our Solar System exhibit, as well as merchandise that is perfect for stocking stuffing.

“Children learn by playing, and educational toys encourage the development of essential skills. With this in mind, we have something that each child on your list will love far past
the holiday season,” said museum Visitor Services Director Jessica Kuenne. Visitor Services staff also can provide complimentary gift wrapping at the time of purchase.

Memberships start at $55. Benefits include free admission during membership period, various discounts and special events. Please note membership purchases are not included
as part of the weekend discounts.

The museum shop is open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and Saturday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday and 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays and most
government holidays. Please note: The museum will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, for Thanksgiving.

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