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Details of Miami Children’s Museum’s $20m Renovation

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MCM is working through a $20 million refresh.

An Interpretative Master Plan by Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership sets ourtchanges to be completed by 2018.

Exhibits include:

  • The Bank of America.  Opened in November 2016, interactive technology and digitization introduces kids to the concepts of money.
  • A mini Publix Super Market where kids get to shop, check out and create a healthy recipe.
  • The Baptist Children’s Hospital Health and Wellness Center lets children try virtual fitness activities.
  • The Port of Miami teaches kids about import/ export
  • The My Green Home exhibit features a renewable energy technologies.
  • The Sketch Aquarium – an interactive virtual aquarium that scans and animates a child’s crayoned fish.
  • The Music Gallery features a symphony room and a “Big Piano” like the one in the Tom Hanks film “BIG.”
  • In 2017, an Everglades exhibit and a water play area will be added to teach kids about about sea level rise, created with the help of Florida International University.
  • Due for completion in late 2018 will be a new entry building.

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