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What’s Cool About The New DISCOVERY Museum

What kid doesn’t want science, art and culture served up with a side of sensory overload? From the very wet “Waterworld” exhibit placed dubiously close to the front entrance, to three generously appointed floors filled with interactive and educational games for kids of all ages, the Discovery Children’s Museum — formerly the Lied Discovery Museum, […]

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Children’s Museum Opens With a Splash

Clockwise from top, Tessa Maddox plays in the Water World exhibit inside the Discovery children’s Museum during a VIP preview of the 360 Promenade Place facility March 1. Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen Ellie Smith plays inside the museum. maddox Mixer experiments with an air tower in the museum. The facility opened to the public March […]

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Children discover museum fun

Heather and Norman Bemis try the “Brain at Work” station with their children, Taven, 4, and Aubriana, 5, during Saturday’s public opening of the Discovery Children’s Museum, at 360 Promenade Place, adjacent to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The exhibit teaches children how to build a healthy brain through exercise, nutrition and sleep […]

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Room to Explore

Technically, about two miles—and one word—separate the old Lied discovery Children’s Museum fro the new discovery Children’s Museum in Symphony Park. But i’s a giant leap from the former (which closed last month) to the latter. Read More

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A World of Learning Disguised as Fun

Discovery Children’s Museum donors and dignitaries, including Gov. Brian Sandoval and Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, gathered last week to celebrate with the museum’s intended audience—excited children. And what better way to look forward to the museum’s opening Saturday in Symphony Park than to see the children’s faces light up as they experienced the new […]

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Children have a new place to discover

It was an evening celebrating dreams fulfilled and promises for the future when the Discovery Children’sMuseum was formally dedicated on Friday. More than 800 invited guests, including major donors, volunteers and staff, gathered for the ceremony in front of the new $50 million museum, adjacent to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown’s […]

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Nutrition is on Display at the DISCOVERY Children’s Museum

Most museum exhibits display historical documents, artifacts, souvenirs and mementos to convey stories of people and places of the past, present and projected future. The Lied Discovery Children’s Museum, founded in 1984, strives to create extraordinary learning experiences using interactive, hands-on experiences. Their most novel exhibit to date brings the interactive experience to a higher […]

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