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5/22/24: Preview of the New expERIEnce Children's Museum Exhibits

Green Energy, New Gardens: Preview the New Experience Children’s Museum Exhibits

New expERIEnces are arriving soon! This includes a museum double in size with exhibits dedicated to STEAM learning and hands-on activities for both younger and older children up to age 12!

News Source: GoErie.com 

 

5/20/24: Grand Opening Announcement and Continued Expansion

expERIEnce Children’s Museum Continues Expansion, Grand Opening Date Set for July

Phase II will bring the museum’s construction to the finish line with a complete renovation.

The Grand Opening of Phase II will be on Friday, July 12!

News Source: Jet24  YourErie.com

 

5/19/24: Spring Celebration and Opening of Outdoor Classroom

Children’s Museum Opens Outdoor Classroom

The brand new Outdoor Classroom inspires creativity, exploration, imagination, and play for children and their families to enjoy all summer long!

News Source: WICU and WSEE ErieNewsNow.com 

 

4/24/24: Erie’s Children’s Museum Receives $25K Grant Thanks to Home Depot

Erie’s Children’s Museum Receives $25K Grant for New Equipment Thanks to Home Depot

The Home Depot Foundation and Erie’s Home Depot are working with the children’s museum to bring state-of-the-art equipment to the recently renovated museum.

Part of the partnership included new equipment for the museum, including new washers and dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers, shelving units, tools and organizational items.

News Source: Jet24 YourErie.com

4/22/24: expERIEnce Children’s Museum has Kids Buzzing with Excitement for Earth Day

expERIEnce Children’s Museum Has Kids Buzzing with Excitement for Earth Day

To welcome Spring, the museum celebrated Earth Day by teaching Erie’s youth about the planet.

Kids were able to play with models of insects to learn about each part of the insects. The models were used as a way to get the kids excited to be outside for spring.

News Source: Jet24  YourErie.com

 

4/21/24: Experience Children’s Museum Hosts Career Showcase for Kids Sunday

expERIEnce Children’s Museum Hosts Career Showcase for Kids Sunday

Dozens of kids and families filled the museum, learning from local businesses and organizations that were on site about their jobs and how they impact the Erie community.

News Source: Jet24 YourErie.com

 

4/16/24: Museum Holds Job Fair in Preparation for Upcoming Grand Opening

expERIEnce Children’s Museum Holds Job Fair Ahead of Upcoming Grand Opening

The museum has held job fairs to fill floor staff and leadership positions in preparation for expansion!

News Source: Jet24 YourErie.com 

 

3/22/24: expERIEnce Children’s Museum Hosts Adult Themed Easter Egg Hunt

expERIEnce Children’s Museum Hosts Adult Themed Easter Egg Hunt

To have some early Easter fun, the museum invited adults to an Easter egg hunt and also helped give back to a downtown business!

This was the museum’s first ever adult egg hunt and to say the least, it was a success!

News Source: Jet24  YourErie.com 

 

2/24/24: ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum Unveils New Fish Tank

ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum Unveils New Fish Tank, Winners of Name Contest

A new fish tank sponsored by a local orthodontist office, Murray & Iszkula, entered the museum on Saturday!

After a naming competition, two of the new fish have been named “Bandit” and “Flossy.”

News Source: Jet24 YourErie.com

2/22/24: Young Otters Fans Meet Players at ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum

Young Otters Fans Meet Players at ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum

The Erie Otters held a meet and greet at expERIEnce Children’s Museum for their youngest fans! Children even had an opportunity to test their hockey skills by playing a round of knee hockey with the players.

News Source: Jet24  YourErie.com

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