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EarlyWorks Museums in Huntsville, Alabama offers interactive experiences at EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, Alabama Constitution Hall Park, and Historic Depot Park.

Exhibits at EarlyWorks Children’s Museum

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The M.O.S.H. Pit

The M.O.S.H. Pit (M.O.S.H is an abbreviation for Museum of Science and History) is a multi-purpose play/learn area. The M.O.S.H. Pit will host hands-on STEM activities that will change throughout the year.
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Camellia’s Play Café

Camellia’s Play Café is the ultimate let’s pretend restaurant. Kids don the apron, explain the daily specials, take the guests’ orders, and then deliver a delicious “make-believe” meal to the table.
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Build, Build, Build…that’s only one of the activities kids will enjoy in KIDSTRUCTION. Kids can play dress up with our construction helmets and vests or dress up like a fireman or police officer…make your own adventure!
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Biscuit's Backyard

Biscuit’s Backyard is a space for preschool age children. Activities encourage fine motor skill development through building blocks, a water table and imaginative play.
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Art Walls for All

Calling all young Picassos and Monets…come color on our walls in the EarlyWorks Children’s Museum courthouse. The walls are covered with artwork from our favorite artists…KIDS! Grab a crayon and start creating a masterpiece.
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The Tinker Lab

The Tinker Lab is a hands-on, science-inspired maker’s space inside EarlyWorks Children’s Museum, offering daily STEM activities. Each day the EarlyWorks Tinker Techs lead hands-on activities designed to introduce STEM concepts to young learners and their families. Visitors can also watch our 3D printers making all types of objects.
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Creative Corner

Imaginations can run wild in the Creative Corner with our giant Lego-style blocks. Kids can build anything they dream up.
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Light Lab

Build imaginative structures with Magna-Tiles, translucent and colorful building blocks that glow from special light tables.
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Magical Talking Tree

The talking tree tells of folk tales, Native American cultures, and famous African-American inventor George Washington Carver.
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The Keelboat

Toss a coin in the “river” for good luck before setting sail on a historically-accurate keelboat much like the ones from the 19th Century.
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African-American History

Use your eyes to explore a beautiful mural of rich color and history before experimenting with musical instruments from different African cultures.
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Toy Takeover

Peek inside some popular toys! Explore linkages, cams, pulleys and circuits. Find out which mechanisms make toys move, and how!
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Happy Puppy Salon

Time to groom your favorite dog! We’ve got the tools and the dogs that need a new style.

Constitution Hall Park Exhibits

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Discover Where Alabama Became a State

Take a tour through the Cabinet shop that became the place where Delegates signed Alabama’s Constitution, and check out a hands-on demonstration of woodworking.
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Observe Survey Artifacts

See survey artifacts from John Coffee’s Land Surveying office and learn about John Coffee. John Coffee’s office is on the top floor of the Clay building.
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Explore a Working Blacksmith Shop

Catch a blacksmith working away in the fully functioning blacksmith shop. Learn about the tools blacksmiths use, and what items they were able to create.
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See a Working Printing Press

Check out the authentic Ramage printing press in the Boardman Complex and participate in a hands-on demonstration. Mr. Boardman printed Alabama’s Constitution.
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Step into the Past in 1819

Explore the Neal House to see how people lived in 1819 and learn about the Neal Family. You might be surprised by what’s changed and what is still the same.
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Shop at the Park + Piper & Leaf

Don’t leave the Park empty-handed. Pick up a souvenir and gift for yourself or someone back home, or cool off with an iced tea from Piper + Leaf.