New and Special Exhibits
The Magic School Bus® Kicks Up A Storm
February 9, 2013 – May 27, 2013
Seatbelts everyone! Get ready to blast off with The Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm. This electrifying exhibit features three interactive and hands-on Magic School Bus environments, in which parents and children will have a great time learning about different types of weather and weather prediction. Visitors will get an in-depth and behind the scenes look at scientific weather measurements, weather tools, maps, graphs and the various natural indicators we can use to understand and predict weather patterns.
More powerful than a hurricane, more packed than a snowball and more refreshing as a spring breeze, The Magic School Bus Kicks Up a Storm is one bus you won't want to miss.
May 16 – June 30, 2013
Mark you calendar for a day at the beach–Sandcastle Beach! The Magic House is building up tons of sand and excitement for the most "sandsational" exhibit ever constructed. This summer, with the help of 10 truckloads of sand, The Magic House's backyard will be transformed once again into a beachfront park, complete with tons of sand, hidden seashells and beach umbrellas. The whole family is "shore" to dig the return of Sandcastle Beach!
Once Upon a Time...
Exploring the World of Fairy Tales
June 8 – September 22, 2013
Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales to life. Once Upon a Time...Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. Enter the larger-than-life pages of these seven favorite tales: Anansi and the Talking Melon, Beauty and the Beast, Cinderella, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Jack and the Beanstalk, Lon Po Po and Thumbelina.
Magical Theater Company
June 29 – July 28, 2013
Visitors of The Magic House can add a little drama to their summer with the museum's Magical Theater Company, a drop-in theatrical experience that will take center stage in the museum's Whitaker Theater June 29 – July 28 during regular museum hours. Using their imaginations, children will have the opportunity to experience the magic of live theater as they don costumes, use simple props and scenery and perform scenes they make up themselves!