Non-profit children’s museum opens in Kitty Hawk

By on August 13, 2010

Featuring interactive exhibits, the Outer Banks Children at Play Museum opened this week at milepost 4.5 in Kitty Hawk.

Kids can learn about aviation, boating, fishing and measuring their catch of the day, lighthouses and life saving, exploring under the sea, shopping for groceries at the market and running a deli.

There are science tables, art tables, books and puzzles.  Infants have a padded corner with toys and games for their little world.

The non-profit museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person and infants up to 6 months are admitted free. If you think you will visit the museum more than twice a year, family membership is available for $75 a year. Grandparents membership is $65.

Membership reciprocal to the Association of Children’s Museums is $125. A sponsor membership is available for $300 a year.

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