Curious Kids' Museum

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Location

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]

 

Description

 

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.
Outreach Program:
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

Handicap accessible

Admission:
$4.00 per person age one & up; Summer admission $6.00 per person

Directions

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.