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Learn, play, and explore at the Detroit Children's Museum

The Detroit Children's Museum is a place your children will ask to visit again and again. It is the third oldest children's museum in the United States and offers many exhibits, artifacts, and hands on activities for the whole family.

Children can play grocery store, learn about the stars at one of their planetarium demonstrations, meet Sheldon the Russian Tortoise, put on a puppet show, dig for gold and silver at the Silverbolt mine, and play an educational game on the computer. These are just a few of the activities the Detroit Children's Museum has to offer.

Admission is $4.00 per adult, $2.00 for children ages 2-12, and children under 2 are free. Admission includes one planetarium show.

*Admission is free if you are a Detroit Science Center member.

The Detroit Children's Museum is open 9:00am - 4:00pm Tuesday through Friday and 10:00am - 4:00pm on Saturdays. The museum is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

The Detroit Children's Museum is located at 6134 Second Avenue, Detroit, MI 48202. For more information call 313-873-8100 or visit http://www.sciencedetroit.org/DCM.html.

E-mail your favorite memories made at the Detroit Children's Museum to motherof2examiner@yahoo.com.

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