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Join us for a world of discovery!

first floor

what you'll find

  • Guests enter the museum through the Gallery sponsored by David R. Hayworth on the first floor. You’ll see a glass elevator and the solar system suspended in the air. Here, you’ll find a giant train table modeled after High Point.
  • Beyond our welcome desk is the vertical, two-story Courage Climber.
  • Turn right, and you’ll find GiNormous—the big tot space for little kids (ages 4 and under).
  • Water Works offers splashing fun water tanks filled with layers of science, engineering, and phenomena to explore.
  • Kids Point sponsored by the Culp Family is a kid-sized town with a restaurant, fire truck, grocery store, pet clinic, production studio, and furniture design lab.
  • In the Hall of Mysteries sponsored by the Congdon Family, guests explore secret passages, find clues, and solve multiple mysteries.
  • Catch a fun show or live demonstration in the Cinema sponsored by the York Family.
  • Head out to the Outdoor Adventure Zone sponsored by Pinnacle Bank, for activities including a fossil dig, a trike track, and the Double Decker Carousel.
  • Double-decker carousel sponsored by David Couch and Stephanie Quayle.
  • Dinosaurs at our entrance sponsored by Mark and Julie Phillips.
First Floor Childrens Museum