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Newburg Children's Museum of Natural History, Newburg, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 37° 54.770 W 091° 54.091
15S E 596559 N 4196712
Quick Description: The tiny town of Newburg (450 residents) is the home of this marvelous Children's Museum!
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 9/21/2012 8:39:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMFAW8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Officially opened on May 18, 2008, this two story museum has 8 rooms of exhibits, with the main themes "Earth, Water, Sky, Man". There are hands-on exhibits, a large bubble-making machine, rocks and fossils, information on Tectonic plates, volcanos, caves, and the sea, plus an art room ("Ethnic Room"), a conservation room, a Hubble telescope replica, etc. There are after-school activities and fun events throughout the year, such as an old-fashioned Sock Hop (a fundraiser).

The musuem website boasts being "the only Natural History Museum between Springfield and St Louis".

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Physical Address:
First Street
Newburg, MO United States

Phone #: 573-762-3077

Access the museum thru the yard behind the Houston House, off Water Street

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday 10-5 Saturday 10-1

Focus of Museum: Natural History

Website: Not listed

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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