Children's Museum Exhibits
A method based engineered environment designed for hands-on learning and engagement that promotes connections.
Mountain Top Explorium adheres to all COVID regulations defined by Summit County Public Health. At this time, masks are optional indoors.
Mountain Top Medical Center
Get your scrubs on and check-in your patient at the Mountain Top Medical Center. Take a look at the X-Rays and take a set of vitals in this dramatic play area. Hop into the Flight for Life helicopter to fly patients to higher care, or rescue skiers from an avalanche. It's your imagination in this exhibit space!
Rocky Mountain Wildlife
Discover the animals that like in the High Rockies by identifying their scat, track, and pelt in this wild exhibit. Fly fish to catch and release a trout off the bridge. Get imaginative by putting on your own puppet show using wild animals. Or create your own world using open-ended materials in this exhibit space.
Get creative in our art area with all of the open-ended materials your artist can dream of! From pom-poms, feathers, and beads, to recycled materials such as paper plates, paper tubes, and bubble wrap. Or try the craft of the week to get your creativity started. The ideas are endless!
Step behind the curtain to see the wonder of light. Create your own design with our giant Light Bright. Write your name on the glow-in-the-dark board and learn all about phosphorescence. See your shadow in the tri-color light machine and learn about how light travels in this must-see exhibit!
Infants and toddlers are welcome at any of the exhibits, but our Tot Spot is the place they will thrive! Race balls down our ball ramp, practice time on your feet with our balance bar, and engage with the collection of innovate, age-appropriate toys that promote physical, cognitive, sensory, and social skills through play in this exhibit.
Create from the ground up using tools, blocks, diggers and more in our Kidstruction Zone! Design something new with our Rigamajig wooden building kit that inspires imagination, curiosity, and discovery through hands-on and open-ended play. Dig in our recycled rubber pit, create your own ball drop using our magnetic wall, or grab a truck and drive around the construction site. Wherever you go, make sure you grab your hard hat for this exhibit!
The STEM Lab is a space to engage in hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities that encourage creativity, curiosity, and critical thinking. Take apart appliances to see how they work, design your very own glow bug, mix and create color potions, or try the experiment of the week and design something unique. The STEM Lab is a great place to try out a new tool or technology, learn something new, and make a fun project in the process!
Step right up on stage and become the person of your imagination! Pick an outfit chose a prop, and see yourself on the big screen in our Studio Imagination! With dozens of costumes and props in this exhibit, possibilities for play and exploration are endless.