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New Year’s Eve Bash

Join us & celebrate the New Year! We will have fun activities, a photo booth, a balloon pop wall, and snacks!

Open 10am-5pm with activities taking place from 1:30 p.m- 4:30pm.

Registration is not required, only a $6 admission fee.

Activity Schedule:

1:30 NYE Bingo
2:15 Party Hat and Snack Caddy Decorating
3:00 Noise Makers
3:45 Make a Wand
4:00 Dance Party
4:30 Parade

 

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MCM’s Giving Tree 2021

Throughout the year, we have had many visitors and Museum friends ask how they can help! You asked! We answered!

Thank you so much for supporting the efforts of the Muncie Children’s Museum and our Giving Tree!

You can purchase and donate items on our Amazon Wish List https://a.co/iGLlpu1

Or

Stop into the museum during the month of December and pull an ornament from our Giving Tree to find, purchase, and donate the specified item.

Items fall into four categories

Animal Care (Ball ornament with orange string)

Exhibit Needs (Gingerbread ornament with red string)

Cleaning Supplies (Tree ornament with blue string)

Unrestricted Donations (Star ornament with green string)

If you take an ornament from the Museum tree, please take an in-kind gift form with you so that we can send you a thank you note.

If you take a monetary gift ornament, please take a giving envelope with you to return your gift to the front desk or mail back to the Museum. You can also make online contributions here https://www.munciemuseum.com/donations/ and designate your gift to any of the four categories.

We wish you a happy holiday season!

From the Museum Children’s Museum Staff

 

 

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Elf Application 2021

Amazing Elf Adventure Virtual Experience 2021 brings you a series of Elf Training videos November 29th – December 22nd. Each video helps kiddos learn what it takes to be an elf. With the help of a grown-up, kids have until December 17th to fill out an elf application. The Muncie Children’s Museum will choose 4 entries to become the new “elves in training” by December 22nd. Those chosen will receive some fun prizes!

*This is a fun holiday activity for children and families and the museum will not actually be hiring elves for Amazing Elf Adventure*

Click her for the Elf Application https://forms.gle/ybL1xQsaviU7j6bf7

We would love to see photos of your little elf so make sure you include it on your application!

Every Friday, Winter Storytimes presented by The Altrusa International of Muncie, Indiana, Inc. will be posted on Facebook. We also have daily activities in the Museum during the month of December!

 

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Amazing Elf Adventure Virtual Experience 2021

Amazing Elf Adventure Virtual Experience 2021 brings you a series of Elf Training videos November 29th – December 22nd. Each video helps kiddos learn what it takes to be an elf. Join in the fun by commenting on each video with the response to the question from our lead elf, Penelope Evergreen! It will be fun for the whole family.

With the help of a grown-up, kids have until December 17th to fill out an elf application. The Muncie Children’s Museum will choose 4 entries to become the new “elves in training” by December 22nd. Those chosen will receive some fun prizes!

*This is a fun holiday activity for children and families and the museum will not actually be hiring elves for Amazing Elf Adventure*

Click here for the Elf Application https://forms.gle/ybL1xQsaviU7j6bf7

Every Friday, Winter Storytimes presented by The Altrusa International of Muncie, Indiana, Inc. will be posted on Facebook. We also have daily activities in the Museum during the month of December!

 

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Storybook Summer is Here!

Thank you to our sponsors: Friends of the Muncie Endurathon and the Hamer D. And Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation!

Check out our calendar for more information on specific activities!

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Music On The Move Goes Virtual!

If you missed out on our Music On The Move Event, we’ve got great news! In partnership with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra, we’ve created an online curriculum for you and your family!

We’ve developed 4 different videos for you! As you follow along, you will encounter 3 different activities that ask you to think deeply about the impact that music has on our brains, our minds, our hearts, and even the world around us. If you’re inspired enough to create your own artwork, share it on our Facebook page! Find the activities on our youtube channel at The Muncie Children’s Museum!

Below is our first activity!

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Mask Update April 2021

In keeping with current requirements for Indiana schools, the Muncie Children’s Museum will continue to require masks for visitors age 8 and over for the safety of our visitors and staff. We will evaluate our mask requirement on a monthly basis.

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Spring Break Fiesta

¡ Holy Guacamole, Spring Break is almost here!

To continue our awesome lineup of Spring programs, celebrate your spring break fiesta-style at the Muncie Children’s Museum!

We’ll be reading “Dragons Love Tacos,” learning about Frida Kahlo, and making Frida-inspired artwork, along with several other crafts! And don’t forget to check out our virtual Spring Break Fiesta to be featured on our Facebook page! We’ll be sharing ideas on how to make your own salsa, making your own miniature piñatas, tortilla disc golf, and so much more!

When: March 24th – 27th

Where: The Muncie Children’s Museum in Downtown Muncie!

How: Visit munciemuseum.com for more information on times for in-person programming and our social media for ideas on how to have fun at home!

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Music On The Move

We’re partnering with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra to bring you Music on the Move, presented by The Indiana Arts Commission, The National Endowment for the Arts, and The Community Foundation of Randolph County.

Throughout the week, MSO Ensemble will perform 3 different pieces of music, to be featured on our website, Facebook page, and Instagram! You and your family can listen to each piece and then make an art piece inspired by the music. Then submit your pictures in the comments on social media!

On Thursday, March 25th at 10 a.m., your family can join Marcy Paul, MCM’s Director of Exhibits and Education, in a casual, personal, and interactive musical conversation with MSO Woodwind Ensemble on zoom. Questions can be submitted via a Google form link that will be sent to you once you sign up!

Sign up here starting March 18th: https://app.etapestry.com/cart/MuncieChildrensMuseum/default/item.php?ref=1145.0.451666039

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Holiday Hours 2020

Happy Holidays!

We hope to spend this holiday season with you and your family. Below are our holiday hours:

12/23-open 10am-12:30pm and 2-5pm

12/24-10am-12:30pm

12/25-closed

12/26-open 10-12:30 and 2-5pm

12/30-open 10am-12:30pm and 2-5pm

12/31- open 10am-12:30pm and 2-5pm

1/1-closed

1/2-open 10-12:30 and 2-5pm

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