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Exhibit Zones2018-08-09T19:11:59+00:00

Exhibit Zones…..

Children’s Museum Curaçao features both indoor and outdoor exhibit zones and programs for children from 1 to the age of 8 years. The museum also offers various special programs and events throughout the year.

Every exhibit zone and program in the museum is dedicated to interactive, play-based educational experiences designed especially for young children. The museum invites children to:

  • examine cause and effect
  • take risks
  • ask questions
  • explore nature
  • create their own masterpieces
  • connect with other children
  • interpret and represent their world through play and creative expression
  • learn about themselves and the world around them.

Exhibit zones incorporate experiences that connect to nature, language, community & culture, the arts, psychical development, spatial awareness, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).

Discovery Zone

The Discovery Zone invites children into the world of investigation, observation, trial and error, and endless possibilities. Children guide their own experiences with investigating magnetism, experimenting with moving air, or exploring with mirrors and patterns.

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The Marketplace

This is a role play paradise! A vast array of groceries are complemented by child-sized shopping carts, checkout counters and a Curacao flavored market experience.

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Toddler Pit

The Toddler Pit is developmentally appropriate for our youngest visitors with opportunities to practice fine and gross motors skills with moving elements.

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Starry Night

The Starry Night environment is defined by a “camping in the woods at night” setting where children engage in dramatic play, listen to woodland animal sounds, toast marshmallows over a campfire, and enjoy intriguing activities best experienced in a dark venue.

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Build It!

Build It! provides a collection of wooden planks, wheels, pulleys, nuts, bolts and rope for visitors to build whatever they can imagine. There are no right or wrong answers; the act of playing and building is the goal, not the finished product.

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Creative Lab

Discover the artist within your child. Budding artists enjoy freedom of expression in this open-ended center of creativity where there is no right or wrong way to do art. Art is about the process, not the end product.

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The Backporch

On The Backporch children can play with domino tracks, observe nature or engage in fantasy play. At the same time, parents can relax a bit, chat with other parents, or wistfully remember their own childhood experiences playing on the porch.

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Climbing Box

The box-like climbing structure invites children to navigate through its nooks and crannies, change perspective on the view below, negotiate with peers, and fine tune the sense of spatial awareness.

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The Backyard

The Backyard invites children to connect with nature in a playful way – discovering, inventing, reading in a gently swaying hammock, and running with wild abandon through the woodland landscape.

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Bubble up

Playing with bubbles is somewhat magical for children and always elicits giggles of delight. In this outdoor exhibit zone children produce bubbles with bubble blowers, frames, and other equipment.

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Sound Garden

Take a moment to play with possibilities and express yourself musically in this outdoor garden of repurposed materials creatively designed used to produce sound.