London Children's Museum
London Children’s Museum receives more than 100,000 visitors each year, from all over Ontario. The museum’s popularity is based on its attractions and hands activities where kids have fun while learning a lesson new. The museum also gives the chance to Fanshawe’s Early Childhood Education student to practice what they have learned in class. It also host family events and special presentations during school breaks.
This museum has 3 floors full with different room having exhibitions and interactive programs. One of the most famous rooms is the Sifton Street where you live, which is a recreation of the street where the museum is located. The Room gives the chance to the kid to be a firefighter, a police officer, and even go grocery shopping. Normally, the room has mini cars in the streets to teach kids how to cross streets and learn some transit rules.
My arctic discovery, is the room where children can explore and learn about the life of Canada’s north.The kids can crawl through an igloo and enjoy the unique sounds of traditional throat-singing.
Another busy room is called dinosaurs, kids can dress up like a dinosaur, listen to what one might have sounded like, or become a paleontologist and dig up some bones. Definitely, an interesting room for all kinds of ages.
The museum offers special events during school breaks; for this march break the visit of some superheroes and London’s Mad Science, are some highlights of the events that took place. They also offer Day camps for schools and host particular events like the National Engineering month event.