The expERIEnce Children’s Museum has announced a grant from the PNC Foundation. The funding will go towards the new “Tot Spot” exhibit located in my ERIE, a kid-sized town, part of the new Children’s Museum. This new area will be created for little learners and will include a space specifically designed for toddlers. “PNC… read more
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Highmark Health Invests in the New expERIEnce Children’s Museum’s Erie Eats Exhibit
The expERIEnce Children’s Museum is pleased to announce a significant investment in the new Children’s Museum from Highmark Health. This donation will go towards Erie Eats – a new imaginative play diner included in the museum’s child-sized town. Erie Eats is a small diner for children with an international flair, highlighting varying cuisines from different… read more
Thank you to Ronald McDonald House Charities!
We are pleased to announce a $100,000 donation for the new Children’s Museum from Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) of Erie. RMHC of Erie is a registered 501C3 charity that provides grants to area non-profits that directly improve the health and well-being of children and their families. Chartered to help young people in Erie,… read more
The expERIEnce Children’s Museum Breaks Ground on the New Museum Build!
The expERIEnce Children’s Museum (ECM) celebrated the ceremonial ground breaking on the first phase of the new museum earlier today in Erie, Pennsylvania. Construction is underway on the new expERIEnce Children’s Museum located on the corner of 5th and French Street in Downtown Erie and will include a 35,000 square foot state of the art… read more
The Journey to the New expERIEnce Children’s Museum Begins!
Construction has begun in the Outdoor Classroom as Phase 1 of the build begins. Phase 1 is estimated to finish Spring of 2023! Please note that as construction continues, parking along the left side of 5th Street is no longer available in front of the museum. There is street parking on the North end of… read more
Thank you to The Erie Community Foundation!
Thank you to The Erie Community Foundation for supporting the expansion of the Children’s Museum with a $3 Million grant through the Susan Hirt Hagen Fund for Transformational Philanthropy! The Erie Community Foundation is a catalyst for growth in Erie and we are incredibly thankful for their belief in this project! Find out more about… read more
Governor Tom Wolf visit
Governor Tom Wolf visited the Museum on Thursday, January 27, 2022 to celebrate the $5 Million Investment to expand the expERIEnce Children’s Museum! We are incredibly grateful to have been chosen to receive part of this very generous funding. These funds will go a long way to ensure that our mission continues in a larger,… read more
Thank you Big Ideas Learning!
We are so thankful to have received a pledge of $500,000 from Big Ideas Learning towards the Full STEAM Ahead Capital Campaign! Big Ideas Learning “We are proud to support the expansion of our community’s expERIEnce Children’s Museum in downtown Erie! The museum has inspired creativity and imagination in children for generations and we’re happy… read more
Introducing expERIEnce My Home, a New Little Video Series!
We’ve partnered with six New American families who now live in Erie. Each has captured video that introduces you to their culture and lives. Meet kids from Bosnia, Congo, India, Nepal, Puerto Rico, and Syria! January 30th expERIEnce My Home Week 1: India This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Council on the… read more
Executive Director, Ainslie Brosig’s interview with Judy Zelina, Director of Public Services, Millcreek Township