Children's Museum of Oak Ridge
461 W. Outer Dr., Oak Ridge, TN 37830 - United States
The Children's Museum of Oak Ridge, located in a historic Manhattan Project-era school building, is THE place for visitors from East Tennessee and beyond to learn about art, science, history, culture, and healthy living. With over 20 child-friendly exhibits to explore, on topics from life during the Manhattan Project, to Appalachian lifeways, to Mars, to tropical rainforests, and more, there is something of interest for everyone.
All of the museum's indoor exhibits will be available on Museum Day, including:
At Home in Appalachia
Native American Room
Mars Rocket Room
Difficult Decisions (Manhattan Project)
Ed Westcott Photos/Life in the Secret City (Manhattan Project)
Anna Cebrat Puppet Room
Girl Scout Memorabilia
World of Trains
In addition, a special exhibition entitled "One Small Step," in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, will be on display in the Imagination Gallery.
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