The Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge will celebrate its 50th anniversary with free admission on Saturday, June 10, and Sunday, June 11.
The free weekend and its activities are sponsored by Consolidated Nuclear Security, which manages and operates the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge.
“Visitors will enjoy the museumâ€™s many exhibits and a special scavenger hunt on both days, including a special exhibition that celebrates the museumâ€™s golden anniversary year, ‘CMOR at 50: Past, Present, and Future,'” a press release said. The exhibition features photos from the museumâ€™s 50-year history and a selection of objects from the museumâ€™s collection.
On Sunday, June 11, visitors will also enjoy special activities including arts and crafts, a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) activity, selfie station, and complimentary refreshments. Also, on Sunday the museumâ€™s mascot, Charlie the Curious Bear, will be on hand to interact with visitors, the press release said.[Read more…]