Posted on Nov 20, 2010 | Comments 0
Kids, like adults, love to visit museums as they are a wonderful place to learn about the history and culture of the world. There are many excellent museums across the globe that are specifically tailored for children and their families.
Here are 5 of the best children’s museums in the world.
1. Canadian Children’s Museum, Ottawa, Canada
This museum belongs to the Canadian Museum of Civilization and attracts about half a million families every year. It features some popular permanent displays such as Destination Imagination (performing arts), and Secrets in the Sand, which deals with Egyptian hieroglyphics and pyramids, along with the Kids’ Cafe where children can create and cook their own menus.
2. Le Musee des Enfants, Brussels, Belgium
At this museum, children are encouraged to participate and play in several types of exhibitions. They are allowed to express themselves along with their feelings by exploring and participating in interactive displays.
3. V & A Museum of Childhood, London, England
This popular museum features all sorts of childhood toys from the 1600s on. It’s filled with puppets, dolls, furniture, teddy bears, and all sorts of other toys.
4. The Children’s Museum, Boston, USA
This famous museum has been entertaining families since 1913, making it one of the world’s oldest. It has several interactive exhibits which encourage visitors to explore and different simulated travel destinations and learning situations.
5. London Children’s Museum, London, Ontario, Canada
This museum is located in a former school building and opened in 1982. It attracts over 100,000 visitors each year and featured three floors full of interactive and interesting exhibits, such as dinosaurs, underwater adventures, and Arctic explorations.
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