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Children's Museum of Sierra

49269 Golden Oak Drive, Suite 104, Oakhurst, California 93644 USA

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“Let the kids discover”

We are a discovery museum for young people (ages 2-12) and their families, providing hands-on exhibits and programs designed to encourage visitors to learn by doing, imagining, creating and making choices. Our primary audience is children of the mountain community and the tourist population that visit the destination resort area of Yosemite National Park. We average 1,000 visitors monthly. The museum is a private nonprofit organization (classified as a 501(c) 3 by the IRS. Funds are generated by private contributions and earned income from membership, admission fees, grants, gift shop sales and special events. The museum development and exhibit design is provided by devoted and generous volunteers who have a passion for our museum and enhancing the lives of children. The museum was founded in 1995 by a group of parents and individuals interested in bringing specialized programs to young people of the mountain community. In 1997 the museum was awarded a grant by United Way of Madera County allowing the museum to open to the public on July 19, 1997 in a 1,000 square foot site. We soon outgrew this space and began searching for larger quarters that were affordable. We moved during February of 2000 into our new location of approximately 4000 square feet of exhibit space! The hands-on exhibits can be categorized as teaching scientific principles or allowing the child to learn about the world around them through dramatic play or artistic expression.

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Children's Museum of Sierra

49269 Golden Oak Drive, Suite 104
Oakhurst, California
93644 USA

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  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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