Go Gatsby for a Cause

Night at the Museum 7:00pm, Saturday, May 20, 2017 Explorations V Children’s Museum The Jazz Age. The Mad Decade. The Flapper Era. The Roaring Twenties. There are many names for this time period, but they all describe the same thing- FUN and lots of it- the real “Bee’s Knees.”  No writer describes this age of […]




Music & Movement

Get moving to the music! Little ones enjoy playing instruments and moving to the beat. Thursdays at 10:30am Included with daily admission or membership.




Night at the Museum

A very special evening for grown-ups at Explorations V Children’s Museum.




Engineering for Kids Spring Break Camp

Engineering for Kids Spring Break Camp at Explorations V Children’s Museum. Ages: 7-14 Dates: March 21 to March 25 Time: Full Day** – 9am to 4pm; Half Day – 9am to 12pm OR 1pm-4pm Price: Full Day – $255/child; Half Day – $139/child Family Discount Available Morning Camp – 9am to 12pm MinecraftEDU: Travelling Into […]




Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! Grand Opening

The Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! exhibit Grand Opening is on Sunday, February 7 from 1-5pm. The newest traveling exhibit, Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious! is SO BIG…it will take over much of the Museum’s first and second floors! Enjoy exploring alongside the loveable monkey as he playfully guides them through his friendly neighborhood and blasts […]




X5 Art Studio

Weekly Art Studio for Children & Families Tuesdays, 1-2pm and Fridays, 10:30am-12:30pm Explorations V Children’s Museum offers two opportunities each week for children and families to develop and showcase their artistic side. The Museum education staff develops clever monthly themes and weekly art projects that make art accessible to all. Weekly projects can be produced […]




Electronic Game Design: Invader Defense Games

November 17 – December 22 Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm 6 week Class / After School Workshop Students will use Multimedia Fusion 2® to create their own video game. Whether students wish to fire marshmallows or missiles, they build a complete video game from start to finish. They program characters to survive a wave of enemy attacks in […]




One Day Fred Reads

Local children’s author and illustrator Fred Koehler will read “One Day, The End” at Explorations V Children’s Museum on Monday, November 23, 2015, at 10:30am during the Museum’s regularly scheduled story time program. “One Day, The End”, written by Rebecca Kai Dotlich and illustrated by Koehler, was published last month. The story takes readers along-side […]




Christmas Village Exhibit Opens

Experience a miniature lighted Christmas Village. On display through December 31. General daily admission to X5 is $7; discounted admission for senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. X5 offers family memberships for $70.




Miniature Lighted Christmas Village Exhibit

On display through December 31. Included with admission. General admission $7; senior citizens, military, and teachers with ID is $3.50. Children under two are free. Explorations V Children’s Museum offers family memberships for $70. Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9am-5:30pm. Closed Sundays and major holidays.




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