Curious Kids' Museum
415 Lake Boulevard
St Joseph, MI 49085
269.983.2543 Fax: 269.983.3317
Hours: Michigan Time: Summer Mon-Sat, 10-5 and Sun 12-5
Sept-June Wed-Sat 10-5 and Sunday 12-5
GPS [42.1091° N, 86.4835° W]
Touch, see, hear, smell and taste the wonders of the world. The Curious Kids' Museum is a hands-on children's museum dedicated to stimulating the curiosity of children from 1-102 with educational exhibits and programs which challenge the senses and offer unique learning opportunities. More than just a series of exhibits- explore science and areas of special interest at workshops and family programs scheduled throughout the year.
Reader's Choice Award- The Herald Palladium "Best Museum" and "Best Place to Take Kids" in Southwestern Michigan" 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999.
Our Outreach program goes "on the road" to schools and community events. Topics include Dinomania, Mysteries of Magnets, Mineral Kingdon, Totally Tropical Rainforest, Simple Machines-More Power, and the StarLab. The StarLab is our portable Planetarium sponsored by The Fredrick S. Upton Foundation. A great place for learning about Space, Weather, Mission to Mars, Math Around the World Programs, African Skies and many more. These are but a few of the Traveling Hands-On Discovery Exhibits and programs follow Michigan Benchmarks while touching on culture, history and art in an open-ended manner. Outreach reaches 10,000 children annually.
For detailed information, visit the Curious Kids' Museum Web Page
$4.00 per person age one & up; Summer admission $6.00 per person
From Chicago, Exit 23 (I-94), follow Lakeshore Dr north to downtown St Joseph, turn left on Broad St, go 2 blocks and turn left on Lake Blvd.
From Detroit or Kalamazoo, Exit 27 (I-94), follow Niles Rd north to downtown St Joseph, turn left on Broad St., go 2 blocks, and turn left on Lake Blvd.
From Grand Rapids, Exit 7 (I-196), follow M-63 south to downtown St Joseph, turn right on Broad St, go 2 blocks then turn left on Lake Blvd.
From South Bend, Follow US-31 north to M-63 to downtown St Joseph, turn left on Broad St., go 2 blocks, and turn left on Lake Blvd.