The Children's Museum of the Upstate, Greenville

The Children's Museum of the Upstate, Greenville (must see)

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate (TCMU) stands as a beacon of educational engagement and playful exploration for families. Spanning an impressive 80,000 square feet in downtown Greenville, the museum offers an expansive space where children can immerse themselves in hands-on learning experiences and interactive exhibits. As one of the nation’s largest children’s museums and proudly Smithsonian-affiliated, TCMU is dedicated to fostering a love for learning through play-based activities for children and families alike.

With over 21 unique exhibit galleries, TCMU caters to a diverse range of interests and subjects, including arts, humanities, sciences, health, nutrition, the environment, and community engagement. From exploring a grocery store in Publix to scaling the heights of Bib’s World, the museum’s outdoor playground, children have the opportunity to engage with real-world scenarios and environments in a safe and stimulating setting. Additionally, the Construction Zone allows children to unleash their creativity and problem-solving skills as they analyze and build various structures.

TCMU goes beyond static exhibits by offering free weekly programming designed to further enrich the learning experience for families. Events such as Story Time & More and Open Art Studios provide valuable opportunities for children and parents to engage in collaborative learning and discovery. Whether it’s listening to captivating stories or unleashing their artistic talents in open art sessions, families can bond while delving deeper into the realms of imagination and creativity.

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Sight Name: The Children's Museum of the Upstate
Sight Location: Greenville, USA (See walking tours in Greenville)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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