Posts in Exhibits
Car Care Center

Imagine yourself a racecar driver or a skilled mechanic. Children will change a tire, check underneath the chassis, or trade in an old muffler. Children will have the opportunity to role play and use hands-on tools as they pretend. Check the oil, top off the fluids and test the engine in our garage center in the Our Town Gallery of the museum.

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Town Wellness Center

In our Health Center children will learn about their body systems enjoying interactives involving a healthy heart, digestion and the digestive system sounds, the skeletal system as they ride bike and see how their skeletal system moves, and a test for your brain. Play operation as you try to remove parts without being buzzed. Pretend to be a dentist or a patient at the dentist, or simply test your eyes as you try to locate certain items in the classic I spy game.

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Toddler Beach

Babies and toddlers will enjoy “A Day at the Beach” complete with a riverwalk, lighthouse and toddler boat. They will experience lots of climbing in around and through things, shape recognition and tactile learning. There is also a “Look at Me by the Sea” interactive in which the toddlers can peek through portholes and discover themselves dressed as various seafaring characters.

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Florida Cracker House

In the Cracker House exhibit children will learn about the architecture of a cracker house and why it was significant and practical for early Floridian lifestyle. Children will also get the opportunity to compare houses in Florida to those around the world in the “Guess Which House is Mine” interactive. Budding architects and artists can design their own dream homes, While the consturction crew use planks to build their own kid-sized home.

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Spanish Galleon


Welcome Aboard our 16th Century Spanish Galleon. Pack your trunk for a 90 day voyage and see if you have what it takes to sail the high seas. Children will be able to load and fire the cannons while keeping the ship safe from enemies. Learn to navigate through the open seas and chart your course. Don't forget to peak into the Captains Quarters.

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Town Market

At the Our Town Market children will be able to role play shopping for produce, dairy, meats and dry-goods, complete with shopping carts and checkout station. They will also have the opportunity to work in the market as a clerk or cashier. A recycling center will teach what happens to the things we recycle.

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