The latest addition to the campus is the Literacy Garden where children can enjoy whimsical, literary-inspired sculptures, innovative technology, and native plants along with an edible garden combine to pull children into the creative, limitless world of stories and imagination.
The museum hosts over two-dozen major events throughout the year including their Dr. Seuss Silly Birthday Celebration, the adults-only Neon Nights and various traveling exhibits.
- Wheelchair Accessible
- Family Friendly
- Good for Groups
- Meeting/Event Space
- Tours Available
- Age Discounts
Area: 515 feet
Area: 39,828 feet
MCM Education Center
Area: 1,600 feet
Traveling Exhibit Space
Area: 2,350 feet
Trip Advisor Reviews
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