Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!

May 23, 2015–September 6, 2015 Springfield Science Museum

More fun than a barrel of…

The beloved Curious George book series and PBS Kids television show come to life in this engaging interactive exhibit. Follow George on his many adventures in his neighborhood, on the farm, and even in space! Along the way, young visitors ages 3-7 and their families will learn key concepts in science, math and engineering through hands-on problem solving and investigative play, and also get a glimpse into the amazing story of George’s creators, H.A. and Margret Rey. Sure to be a barrel of fun!

Apartment Building
Operate wheels to move Curious George on pulleys from window to window. Climb the fire escape and climb inside to play with color, light and shadow.

Sidewalk Produce Stand
Play customer or salesperson and explore shape, sorting, weighing and counting with fruit and vegetables.

Construction Site
Climb into the construction trailer and design a building, then make use of a bounty of building materials and get to work constructing different structures and using machines to move materials.

City Park
Enjoy the urban green space: rest or give a hug to a full-size Curious George and take a picture! Our youngest visitors will enjoy our busywall activities for babies and toddlers.

Mini Golf
Use pipes, ramps, funnels, turntables, bumpers and force to experiment with physics and engineering as you putt through three holes of mini golf.

Space Rocket
Climb into the rocket Curious George took on his space adventure! Catch a glimpse of George in his space suit then take a picture from the control station and e-mail it home.

Farm
Take a vacation to the country and visit the farm. Experience cause and effect and use wind power to move yard art like whirligigs, windmills, windsocks, and wind chimes. Build your own whirligig or windsock and care for the farm animals.

Museum Within the Museum
Learn new things about George when you visit the Museum within the Museum. Follow H.A. and Margret Rey’s work, the escape from France to safety during World War II that saved the Curious George manuscript, and Curious George throughout the years.

$5 special exhibition fee for all visitors ages 3 and up in addition to museum admission.

Sponsored by 3M and Minnesota Children’s Museum

Local Sponsors: MassMutual and PeoplesBank

Local media sponsors: The Republican/Masslive/El Pueblo Latino and WGBY

Curious George television series merchandise (c) Universal Studios.
Curious George and related characters, created by Margret and H. A. Rey, are copyrighted and trademarked by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company and used under license. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLLP. All rights reserved.