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Children  Tennessee - Washington

 
  Children's Museums  AK-CA, CA-FL, FL-IL, IN-KSKY-ME, ME-MN MO-NM, NV-OR, PA-SD, TN-WA, WA-ZZ  
    TN
 
Chattanooga
 
Creative Discovery Museum
 
321 Chestnut St
 
Chattanooga   TN   37402
 
Phone   423 756-2738
 
Web Site  http://www.cdmfun.org/
 
Description  Artists studio, musicians workshop, field science lab, inventor studio,                     Riverplay, little yellow house
 
Type of Resource   Museum
  
Primary Focus  children
 
New or Updated:   1/29/2004

Tennessee
Johnson City
Hands On! Regional Museum
315 East Main Street
Johnson City TN 37601
Phone 
423 928-6508
Web Site  www.handsonmuseum.org
Description  27 hands on exhibits for kids, Coal Mine, Ark, craft Discovery Room
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

 
Tennessee
Kingsport
Netherland Inn Boat Yard Complex
2144 Netherland Inn Road
Kingsport TN  37660
Phone 
423 247-3211
Web Site
Description 
Inn with history of important guests, outbuildings includes cabin with children's museum
Building Type  Hotel/Inn
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus:  Children

 

  TN
 
Memphis
 
Children's Museum of Memphis
 
2525 Central Ave
 
Memphis  TN       38104    
 
Phone   901 458-2678
 
Web Site  http://www.cmom.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:children@cmom.com
 
Description  City Space, 12,000 sq ft child-size city
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:     5/11/2004

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  TN
 
Murfreesboro
 
Children's Discovery House
 
502 SE Broad Street
 
Murfreesboro    TN      37130 
 
Phone   615 890-2300
 
Web Site  http://www.discoverycenteronline.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@discoverycenteronline.org
 
Description  RENAMED & MOVED DISCOVERY CENTER AT MURFREE SPRING
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:    4/28/2004

Tennessee
Oak Ridge
Children's Museum of Oak Ridge
461 West Outer Dr
Oak Ridge TN  37830
Phone 
865 482-1074
Web Site  www.newsite.com/cmor/
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

  Texas
Abilene
Museums of Abilene
102 Cypress
Abilene TX 79601
Phone 
915 673-4587
Web Site  *****
Description  located in renovated 1909 hotel, includes National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature
102 Cedar Street
Abilene TX  79601
Phone 
915 673-4586
Fax  915 673-2338
Web Site  http://www.nccil.org/home.html
E-mail  mailto:nccil@bitstreet.com
Description  displays and creates traveling shows of works from illustrators and sculptors
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

 
 

  TX

  Austin

  Austin Children's Museum

  201 Colorado Street

  Austin  TX   78701    

  Phone  512 472-2499

  Web Site www.austinkids.org/

  Description  hands on participatory museum

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Children

  New or Updated:  2/1/2007

  TX
 
Bay City
 
Matagorda County & Our Town Children's Museum
 
2100 Avenue F
 
Bay City  TX  77414 
  Phone   979 245-7502
 
Web Site  http://www.matagordacountymuseum.org/
 
Description  LaBelle sunken ship, Karankawas, children's museum in former post office
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Building Type   Post Office
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
New or Updated:   5/16/2004

Texas
Bedford
Imagisphere Childrens Museum
2400 School Lane
Bedford TX
Phone
817 858-0000
Web Site  www.imagishpere.org/
Description  hands on children's museum
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 

  TX

  Bellaire

  Nature Discovery Center

  7112 Newcastle

  Bellaire TX   77401    

  Phone  713 667-6550

  Web Site http://www.naturediscoverycenter.org/

  E-mail  mailto:mail@naturediscoverycenter.org

  Description  hands on nature activities in former Henshaw House in 4 acre park

  Type of Resource  Nature

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:  1/9/2007

 
   
  Texas
Houston
Children's Museum of Houston
1500 Binz Street
Houston TX
Phone
713 522-1138
Web Site  www.waheam.org/museum.html
Description  TV, technology, farming, environment
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
  Texas
Lake Charles
Children's Museum - Lake Charles
925 Enterprise Blvd
Lakes Charles TX  70601
Phone 
337 433-9420
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
 

  TX

  Laredo

  Laredo Children's Museum

  West End Washington Street

  Laredo  TX  78040    

  Phone   956 725-2299

  Web Site  http://www.ci.laredo.tx.us/Museum/museum.html

  E-mail  lcm@netscorp.net

  Description  grocery store, computer room, pediatric clinic, sound pipes

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:              8/4/2004

 

  League City

  West Bay Common School Children's Museum

  210 North Kansas Avenue

  League City  TX    77573    

  Phone 281 554-2994

  Web Site www.oneroomschoolhouse.org/

  Description  schoolhouse, barn museum, icehouse barbershop museum

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Era  1898

  New or Updated:   2/16/2007

 
  Texas
Midland
Museum of the Southwest
1705 W Missouri Ave
Midland TX  79701
Phone 
915 683-2882
Alt Phone   915 570-7770
Web Site  http://www.museumsw.org/
Description 5 acre site includes 1934 Turner Mansion and Galleries, Blaekemore Planetarium, Durham Children's Museum
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
Field of Study Science Facility Planetarium

  TX

  New Braunfels

  Mckenna Children's Museum

  386 West San Antonio St

  New Braunfels    TX  78130    

  Phone   830 620-0939

  Web Site  http://www.nbchildren.org/

  E-mail  mailto:dnolte@mckenna.org

  Description  Tot Spot, Grand Ma's Attic, Growing Up in New Braunfels, Space Place,

                    McKenna Children's Hospitable, Make & Take Art

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:    8/21/2004

 
   
  Texas
San Antonio
San Antonio Children's Museum
305 East Houston Street
San Antonio TX  78205
Phone 
210 212-4453
Web Site  www.swbell.net/sacm
Description
Type of Resource 
Museum
Primary Focus: Children

  TX
 
Tyler
 
Discovery Science Place
 
308 N Broadway
 
Tyler  TX     75702    
 
Phone   903 533-8011
 
Web Site  http://www.discoveryscienceplace.com/
 
Description  hands-on science in two exhibit halls
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:  7/12/2004

 
  Utah
Salt Lake City
Children's Museum of Utah
840 North 300 West
Salt Lake City UT  84101
Phone 
801 328-3383
Web Site
Description
747 flight simulator, 25 hands on exhibits in physical, social sciences, arts, world cultures
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus:  Children
 
    VA
 
Charlottesville
 
Children's Health Museum
 
U VA Health Sciences Center
 
Box 231-94
 
Charlottesville   VA   22908    
 
Phone   434 924-1593
 
Web Site  http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/health-museum/
 
E-mail  mailto:epv4p@virginia.edu
 
Description  small experiential museum, one on one teaches children about the hospital                     experience
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Industry /Profession Medical
 
New or Updated:  5/25/2004

  VA
 
Charlottesville
 
Virginia Discovery Museum
 
524 East Main Street
 
PO Box 1128
 
Charlottesville    VA    22902 
  Phone   804 977-1025
 
Web Site  http://www.vadm.org/
 
Description  hands on science, history & art
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:  5/25/2004

 

  VA

  Richmond

  Children's Museum of Richmond

  2626 West Broad St

  Richmond  VA   23220    

  Phone   804 474-2667

  Web Site  http://www.c-mor.org/

  Toll Free  877 295 CMO

  Description  Dream Weavings, James River Waterplay, Light Piper

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated: 7/9/2004

 
 

  WA
 
Bellingham
 
Whatcom Children's Museum
 
227 Prospect Street
 
Bellingham    WA     98225
 
Phone   360 733-8769
 
Web Site  http://www.whatcommuseum.org/
 
Description  part of four building campus, specifically for children to 2nd grade
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:    5/26/2004

Mindport Exhibits
111 Grand Avenue
Bellingham WA  98225
Phone 
360 647-5614
Web Site  www.mindport.org/
Description
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus:  Children

 
    WA
 
Ellensburg
 
Children's Activity Museum of Ellensburg
 
400 N Main St
 
Ellensburg   WA 98926   
 
Phone   509 925-6789
 
Web Site  http://www.televar.com/%7Ecam4kids/main.html
 
E-mail  mailto:cam4kids@televar.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.ellensburg-wa.com/abouteburg.html
 
Description  three theme rooms with changing activities
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
New or Updated:  6/22/2004

Washington
Everett
Children's Museum of Snohomish County
3013 Colby Avenue
PO Box 7621
Everett WA 98201
Phone
425 258-1006
Web Site
Description 
1800s homestead, French market, Magic School Bus
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Children

 
   
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