Skip to main content Buy Tickets

Buy Tickets or a Membership Today! 
The Very Eric Carle exhibit will open on Friday, May 27 

Online tickets are required for all visitors. Capacity is limited and tickets often sell out. Onsite and day-of tickets may be available but are not guaranteed. Mask wearing is optional. 


Wonders of Water

Splash and play with water!

Wonders of Water

Make a splash while learning all about water in Wonders of Water! Featuring a Stream Table, Bubble Hoop, Water Chimes, and a Plumbers Park area where you can build your own fountain, this exhibit encourages children to get their hands wet as they learn about cause and effect – and the many wonderful things that water can do!

What You'll Do & Learn

What You'll Do: 

  • Splish-splash in stream tables
  • Make channels, test what floats - and what sinks - and sail pretend ships 
  • Make life-sized bubbles (and pop them, too!) in a giant Bubble Hoop
  • Create fountains and more in a Plumbers Park 
  • Use water to create music 

What You'll Learn:

  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking
  • Gross Motor Skills
  • Problem Solving

Play Tips:

Play Tips:

  • Recommended for ages two and up.
  • Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate and get in on the fun!
  • Children will get wet in this exhibit. Please bring shoes for your child to use in the exhibit (shoes are required in all areas) and an extra change of clothes just in case.
Back to top