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Museum News

Jan 08

CI Proud Article Children’s Discovery Museum receives over $600,000 in grant money

Posted on January 8, 2021 at 8:53 AM by Wendy Long

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) — The town of Normal receiving more than $3 million worth of grants with more than 500,000 of those dollars going toward the Children’s Discovery Museum in Uptown Normal.

Uptown Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum received multiple grants from both state and local governments to help redesign how children play and interact with the museum’s attractions.

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Dec 22

WGLT Article: Children’s Discovery Museum To Host Noon Year’s Eve In A New Way

Posted on December 22, 2020 at 3:13 PM by Wendy Long

The Children’s Discovery Museum will partner with more than 12 other museums and science centers in Illinois and Indiana to continue its annual tradition of providing local children with a Noon Year’s Eve countdown.

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Dec 17

Pantagraph Article: Children's Discovery Museum hosts new interactive game

Posted on December 17, 2020 at 12:38 PM by Wendy Long

NORMAL — Santa's reindeer are coming to town early this year, and they're bringing a book of riddles with them.

The Children's Discovery Museum is holding Reindeer Riddles, a new interactive holiday game that seeks to support local businesses while raising funds for the museum. People of all ages can enjoy this new interactive riddle game for a chance of winning a $500 cash prize. 

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