Explore the Children's Garden growing gardens and create a
magical container garden, which is the perfect habitat for
attracting fairies, gnomes, and tiny animals. March 25, May 25,
A fully interactive, get up and dance experience for the whole
family, followed by time to explore the museum.
Learn about the sense of sight as you dissect cow eyes.
Paint, build and explore the world of art with your little one
at this free event.
Explore and enjoy nature with your child and use discovery
activities that are designed to enhance sensory, observational, and
language skills. Walk includes free time for exploration around the
ponds. Dress for the weather and bring your own water, bug spray,
etc. to ensure the comfort of your child.
New exhibit showcases 50 rare and unique objects from the
Sterling Morton Library's collections. The artifacts include a
collection of butterflies that is more than 100 years old, an
Eskimo bone carving, original woodblocks, and metal sculptures.
Explore a modern cabinet of curiosities, with drawers that pull out
and doors that open to reveal objects and interactive games, share
your vision of a library in 50 years, and take part in a
library-wide scavenger hunt.
Features supersized animatronic dinosaurs, including
favorites like Stegosaurus and Triceratops, as well as obscure
dinosaur species with unusual characteristics, like feathers.
Shantungosaurus-the largest dinosaur to walk on two legs-stands at
more than 20 feet tall and 50 feet long in Roosevelt Fountain, and
a tented showcase highlights the most recent paleontological
findings that birds evolved from dinosaurs. In addition, guests
will learn how dinosaurs are relevant to today's world and how
changes in climate may have led to their extinction, plus about
prehistoric flowers and plants .
See a toy so amazing, so unbelievable, it has the power to
transform into anything you want it to be. Enter a world where
imagination rules, and ordinary becomes extraordinary.
Children and families can innovate and
interact directly with the real, three-dimensional world
around them. Visitors design, build, test
and retest with real tools and materials.
The exhibition, created by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential
Library and Museum, explores the history of our 16th President,
from his boyhood to his last years in office. Includes various