Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

| September 13, 2005 | 0 Comments

If you are looking for something for your kids to do in Poughkeepsie you are in luck. The city is home to a number of different children friendly attractions. One of the best and most popular is the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum. Its a great place to take your kid for the afternoon or just for a few hours. Keep reading and learn a little more about this great attraction.

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum is designed to be an educational destination for Poughkeepsie area kids where they can explore and learn in a fun and exciting environment. They do this by providing a number of interactive and hands on experiences for children. One new exhibit at the museum is the “Hudson River Dive Bell”. In this exhibit kids can go into a simulated diving bell and pretend to descend into the Hudson River. Kids can view fish that live in the Hudson River and later they can even catch replicas of fish with a robotic arm. Your kids will love it.

Some other exhibits at the museum include “Dinosaurs and More” in which kids can meet a 15 foot stegosaurus, the “Health Center” where kids can learn about the human body and “Morse Telegraph” where they can learn about Samuel Morse and his famous invention. This is just the beginning though, there are many more permanent exhibits at the museum as well as a number of temporary and traveling exhibits. There is always something new to see or do at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum which is why you should definitely go for a visit.

If you would like to visit the museum while you are in Poughkeepsie you can find it at 75 North Water Street. For more information about current hours and special events call the information line at 845-471-0589. Have fun.

by James Carlson

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Category: Childrens Museum, Fun Things to Do, Reviews

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