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Exhibition Details

Exhibition Name:

Thomas & Friends: Explore the Rails

Description: Welcome to the Island of Sodor! In Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails visitors find themselves surrounded by the island’s iconic locations, including Knapford Station and the Sodor Steamworks. Visitors climb aboard a large model of Thomas The Tank Engine and help him be a “Really Useful Engine.” Children race trains along a giant track, and work together to sort and load cargo to maintain engines. The exhibit combines exciting play opportunities with important concepts in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), and an emphasis on developing 21st century skills. These ideas are woven and layered throughout the exhibit, creating an experience that speaks to a diversity of interests, age groups, and learning styles.

Host benefits include:
•High visibility PBS Kids® programming and popular children’s book series for nearly 70 years with multigenerational appeal
•Email-capture photo kiosk
•Collapsible and easy-to-store wheeled carts
•Top-notch educational, marketing and installation materials
•Responsive support from experienced staff

Content: Science, technology, engineering, math
Target Audience: Ages 2 to 7, families and school groups
Languages: Text graphics are in English and Spanish
Development: Minnesota Children’s Museum and HIT Entertainment
Category: Children (for or about)
Primarily Consists Of: Hands-On Activities
Cost: $60,000 (discount available for Spring 2020!)
Size: 1,500-2,500 sq ft
Venue Length: 3-4 months
Availability: Please inquire
Special Requirements:
Previous Venues:
Organization: Minnesota Children's Museum
Contact: Michelle Wright, Traveling Exhibits Manager
Address: 10 West Seventh Street, St. Paul, 55102 USA
Phone: 651.225.6053
Fax:
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Website: http://www.mcm.org/museum-professionals/rent-exhibits/thomas-and-friends/

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