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Sid the Science Kid Visits Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum


Beginning September 24, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum! This exciting new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS

TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking to learn about simple machines, the laws of motion, magnetism, air power and the five senses. It’s sure to be a super-duper-ooper-schmooper good time!

“With the support of our local sponsors, Discovery Gateway is honored to bring this interactive exhibit to our community,” said Executive Director Laurie Hopkins. “Children of all ages will enjoy becoming science kids by exploring science, technology, engineering, and math in Sid’s world.”

To celebrate the opening, Discovery Gateway members are invited to preview the exhibit and take photos with Sid the Science Kid on Friday, September 23 during museum hours from 10 am – 6 pm.

Discovery Gateway is also hosting Breakfast Time with Sid the Science Kid on Saturday, September 24 from 9-11 am. Attendees will enjoy breakfast, a super-duper science show, photos and activities with Sid, and exclusive playtime in the exhibit for $16.50 per person or $7 per person for Museum members. Space is limited. Make reservations online at or by calling Discovery Gateway at 801-456-5437.

The exhibit will open to the public directly after the breakfast event at 11 am.

Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! will be at Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum September 24 through January 16 and is free with Museum admission. Created by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum® in collaboration with The Jim Henson Company, the exhibit is generously made possible by The Boeing Company, the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, Sally and Bill Canfield, the Crawford Taylor Foundation, Judy and Jerry Kent, Monsanto Company and Sigma-Aldrich. Local sponsorship is provided by the George S. and Dolores Doré Eccles Foundation and The Gateway. Media sponsorship provided by KUED PBS Kids.



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