This month is about the many types of animals that call Irons
Oaks home. Explore who is awake and who is asleep in the woods and
pond. Registration is required.
Enjoy a nature-inspired story, followed by a craft and a snack.
For children 3 - 6 w/adult. Jan. 2 and 16; Feb. Feb. 6 and 20.
Move to the beat and groove to the sound during this
special playgroup experience designed exclusively for babies,
toddlers and preschoolers.
Step into a room-sized racecourse for toy cars. Climb up
high to release your vehicle and see how far it goes. Send your
wheels for a whirl through the twists and turns of a turnpike. Test
different courses and vehicles to see what makes things move
Make homemade Valentine's Day cards and other fun crafts. Plus,
spend some time playing games and reading a special story.
Forts are the perfect place for pretend stakeout areas and
secret society meetings. Use couch cushions, upside-down
tables, doors, headboards-even stairs that go nowhere!-to create a
cool and cozy space that's all your own.
A multi-media, interactive, exhibit that allows children to discover how nature is reflected and celebrated in the lives of Japanese children through special seasonal environments and traditional Japanese activities. The exhibit focuses on the regions of Lake Biwa, Sapporo, Kyoto and Fukuoka, offering an in-depth exploration of each region through video, audio and visual media, as well as authentic props and hands-on interactive activities.
Exhibit looks at the many ways Native Americans tell the history
of their people through visual and oral traditions. It contains
more than sixty artifacts from tribes throughout the United States
and Canada, including an Ojibwe drum, Winnebego jingle dress and
Exhibit highlights the evolution, biology and misconceptions of
Megalodon, an enormous prehistoric shark that once cruised all the
world's oceans. The exhibit conveys current research findings of
Florida Museum paleontologists, and showcases both fossil and
modern shark specimens and full-scale models from several
Travel back to 1893 and experience the excitement of the White
City. Digital technology will bring the World's Fair to life.
Visitors will see items that thrilled fairgoers 120 years ago
including large taxidermied animals, fully articulated animal
skeletons, and ancient fish from Wyoming's Green River fossil bed.
Using an iPad application, visitors can explore many items from the
World's Fair still hidden in the Museum's vaults and will also get
an overview of the Museum's history and the personalities who
helped shape this institution.