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The Children’s Museum in Easton is housed in an old fire station in historic North Easton with your Massachusetts car rental. It is geared towards children ages 1-8. There are three floors of interactive exhibits and over 100 programs that allow kids to explore the world around them and gain an interest in learning.
Learn and play
At the Children’s Museum in Easton you can learn and play on three floors of hands-on exhibits that promote creativity, learning, and interaction. The Wild Place is an outdoor learning center where kids can learn about insects with the Butterfly Garden and Hotel, uncover ancient footprints in the fossil pit, climb the treehouse, and make music. At the FETCH! Lab, you can build a house, create a maze, and participate in science and math activities. At the performance center, kids can put on a Broadway show starring themselves, including sound effects, wardrobe, and make up. Kids can even climb up and ring the bell, then slide down the fire pole. At Kidsclinic, kids can learn about the doctor’s office by x-raying a broken bone, take care of a newborn, bandage a patient, and more. All of these activities are geared at kids ages 1-8 and will help to create interest in these areas and make it fun for them to learn.
Plan your visit
When you plan to come to the Children’s Museum in Easton with your Massachusetts car rental, you will find it in North Easton at the Old Fire Station at 9 Sullivan Avenue. During the summer months, they are open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday from 12-4 p.m. They are closed August 30-September 14 for the fall spruce up. During the school year, they are open Tuesday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. Admission is $6 per person. To get here with your Massachusetts car rental, take exit 17B from Route 24. At the third light, turn right onto 138N. At the second light, turn left onto Main Street. After 1 mile, turn right onto Sullivan Ave.
Other children’s museums
While you are in the area with your family, you may want to explore other children’s museums. The Boston’s Children’s Museum is located on Children’s Wharf . It is the second-oldest children’s museum in the country. When you visit with your Massachusetts car rental, you will find there are permanent exhibits that include Arthur & Friends, from the popular books and television series. For artists, there is an art studio where you can create art. There are many places to explore the diversity of the county. One section explores Boston’s Black Community and its diversity. Here, you can ride a Carnival float, shop at a Dominican store, dance to Cape Verdean beats, and learn about hairstyles at the salon. The Japanese House is a real, two-story house from Kyoto, Japan where visitors can learn about the Japanese family life, culture, architecture, and more. For those that enjoy science, the Science Playground visitors can learn about the natural world and investigate some of the laws of science. These are just a few of the exhibits that the museum has, but there are many other permanent and rotating exhibits to see when you visit with your Massachusetts car rental.
The Boston area has many activities for kids to enjoy while you are here with your Massachusetts car rental. The Children’s Museum in Easton is ideal for younger kids to enjoy, while the one in Boston is great for kids of all ages. Learning can be fun!
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