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  Children's Museums  AK-CA, CA-FL, FL-IL, IN-KSKY-ME, ME-MN MO-NM, NV-OR, PA-SD, TN-WA, WA-ZZ  
  Florida
Miami
Miami Children's Museum
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Miami FL
Phone 
305 373-5439
Web Site  http://www.miamichildrensmuseum.org/
Description  under construction on Watson Island currently operating as a virtual museum
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

 
Florida
Sebring
Children's Museum of the Highlands
219 N Ridgewood Dr
Sebring FL 33870
Phone 863 385-5437
Web Site http://jasonhanken.com/highlandsonline/children/about.html
E-mail mailto:children@strato.net
Description 14 exhibits, including Dress Up & Puppets, boats of fun, Bubble Image, Fire Station
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 06/30/2003

 

  Florida
St Petersburg
Great Explorations
325 1st Street NE
St Petersburg FL  33701
Phone 
727 821-8885
Web Site  www.greatexplorations.org
Description  Hands-on science museum.
Type of Resource  Science
Primary Focus:  Children

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Florida
Tampa
Children's Museum of Tampa
7550 N Boulevard
Tampa FL  33604
Phone 
813 935-8441
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
    Florida
 
West Palm Beach
 
South Florida Science Museum
 
4801 Dreher Trail North
 
West Palm Beach  FL  33405    
  Phone  561 832-1988
 
Web Site  http://www.sfsm.org/
 
Description  laser shows, galaxy golf, aquariums, space collection, camps, education
  Type of Resource  Science
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003
  Georgia
Atlanta
Children's Museum of Atlanta
250 Williams St NW #2115
Suite 2115
Atlanta GA  30303
Phone 
404 659-5437
Web Site  http://www.childrensmuseumatl.org/
Description  currently offering programs throughout Atlanta, building is scheduled to open in 2003
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Georgia
Macon
Georgia Children's Museum
Address
Macon GA
Phone
Web Site 
www.kidsboro.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Georgia
Marietta
Cobb County Youth Museum
649 Cheatham Hill Drive
MAIL: PO Box 78, Marietta 30061
Marietta GA 30064
Phone 770 427-2563
Web Site http://ccym.20m.com/ccym.html
Description primarily a school resource, museum offers daily tours using student role-plating to help them learn
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

Georgia
Savannah
Girl Scout First Headquarters
330 Drayton Street
Savannah GA 31401
Phone 912 232-8200
Web Site http://www.girlscouting.org/firstnational.htm
Toll Free 888 223-3883
E-mail mailto:shop@girlscouting.org
Description carriage house of Juliette Gordon, who started first US Girl Scout Troop, reopened March 2003 as historical center & archives
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Children
Collection G-M Scouting
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/07/2003
 
  Hawaii
Honolulu
Hawaii Children's Discovery Center
111 Ohe Street
Honolulu HI  96813
Phone 
808 592-5437
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://www.islandscene.com/ohana/1999/991201/hands_on/
Description  3 floors of hands-on exhibits
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

Hawaii
Wailuku
Hawai'i Nature Center
875 Iao Valley Drive
Wailuku HI 96793
Phone
808 244-6500
Alt Phone 808 955-0100
Web Site http://www.hawaiinaturecenter.org/
Toll Free 888 244-6503
Description 2 sites, one on Oahu, one on Maui, children's hands-on programs, guided hike, Interactive Nature Museum
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children
Kind of Activity Hiking
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study/Science Facility Ecology
New or Updated: 05/31/2003
 
  Iowa
Bettendorf
Family Museum of Arts and Science
2900 Learning Campus Drive
Bettendorf IA 52722
Phone
319 344-4106
Web Site
http://www.familymuseum.org/
Description
Homestead (farming and weather, Heartland (health), Rhythm Alley (music and sound)
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus
Children
New or Updated:
04/12/2003
 

  Council Bluffs

  Children's Square USA

  North 6th St & Ave E

  Council Bluffs  IA   51502    

  Phone  712 322-3700

  Web Site http://www.childrenssquare.org/Welcome.html

  Alt Web http://www.councilbluffsiowa.com/convention_and_visitors/visitors/attraction

  Description  child and family services agency since 1882 has Visitor Center with

                    displays, tours by appt

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Children

  Owner/Operator:  Christian Home Association

  New or Updated:   4/7/2007


  Iowa

  Davenport

  Fejervary Children's Zoo

  Fejervary Park

  West 12th Street

  Davenport  IA

  Phone  563 326-7812

  Web Site  http://www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/leisure/parks/fej.htm

  Description  Child-oriented zoo with small animals to handle and feed

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Primary Focus  Children

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:             1/2/2006

 
   
  Iowa
Ottumwa
Fascination Station
104 South Market St
Ottumwa IA  52501
Phone 
515 682-0921
Web Site  *****
Description  50 hands on exhibits: laser art, tactile tunnel, black light room
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Illinois
Bloomington
Children's Discovery Museum
716 E Empire St
Bloomington IL 61701
Phone 
309 829-6222
Web Site
Type of Resource 
Museum
Description
Primary Focus: 
Children
 
  Illinois
Bourbonnais
Exploration Station - A Children's Museum
1095 West Perry Street
Bourbonnais IL  60914
Phone 
815 933-9905
Web Site  http://www.btpd.org/exploration_station.htm
Description  cross section of airplane, space exhibit, ambulance, hospital, medieval castle, farmers market, firefighter, tractor, US Mail, veterinary clinic, water
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Illinois
Chicago
Chicago Children's Museum
700 E Grand Ave
Navy Pier
Chicago IL  60611
Phone 
312 527-1000
Web Site  www.chichildrensmuseum.org
Description  hands-on water activities, building, airplanes
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus: Children
 
 

  IL

  Decatur

  Children's Museum of Illinois

  55 S Country Club Rd

  Decatur  IL   62521    

  Phone   217 423-5437

  Web   http://www.cmofil.com/

  E-mail  mailto:info@cmofil.com

  Description  power gizmo, supermarket, shadow wall, climber, pin pal screen, in my

                    backyard, virtual reality, bubble mania

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated   1/24/2006
 

  IL

  Edwardsville

  Children's Museum in Edwardsville

  722 Holyoake Road

  Edwardsville  IL   62025    

  Phone   618 692-2094

  Web   http://www.childrens-museum.net/

  Description  science lab, circus room, space room, people room

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated   1/24/2006

 

  IL

  Evergreen Park

  Bronzeville Children's Museum

  9500 S Western Ave

  PO Box 42850

  Evergreen Park  IL   60805    

  Phone 708 636-9504

  Web  http://www.bronzevillechildrensmuseum.com/infopage.html

  E-mail  mailto:Bronzvlle@aol.com

  Description  located in The Plaza Mall, African-American oriented museum for 3 - 11

                    year olds, rotating exhibits mostly feature history

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Group Identity   African American

  New or Updated    1/24/2006

 
   
  Illinois
Fox Lake
Art-Works Children's Museum
29 Lakeland Plaza
Fox Lake IL  60020
Phone 
847 587-7882
Web Site  http://www.foxlake.org/artworks/Artworks.htm
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Illinois
Galesburg
Discovery Depot Children's Museum
128 S Chambers St
Galesburg IL 61401
Phone 309 344-8876
Web Site http://www.discoverydepot.org/
Alt Web http://www.galesburg.org/commtreasures.html
Description Underground Railroad, rocks & Gemstones, optical illusions, ambulance, diner, train engine in former Overall factory
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Children
New or Updated: 06/14/2003
 
 

  IL

  Naperville

  DuPage Children's Museum

  301 N Washington St

  Naperville  IL    60540    

  Phone   630 637-8000

  Web  www.dupagechildrensmuseum.org

  Description  Contraptions, WaterWays, Creativity Connections, Make it Move

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated          1/24/2006

 

  IL

  Normal

  Children's Discovery Museum

  101 E Beaufort

  Normal  IL   61761    

  Phone   309 433-3444

  Web   http://www.childrensdiscoverymuseum.net/

  Description  paint wall, waterplay, 2 story climber, clock tower, reading garden

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated             1/24/2006

 
Illinois
Wilmette
Kohl Children's Museum
165 Green Bay Road
Wilmette IL  60091
Phone
Web Site 
www.kohlchildrensmuseum.org/
Description  hands on activities for children 1-8: construction, computers, supermarket
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
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