How to Visit Museums for FREE (or pretty close to free)

Visit Museums for FREE (or pretty close to free)

Museums hold significant importance in our culture today preserving our history and opening the doors for stepping forward. Exposing children to museums at a young age encourages their academic understanding and developmental growth as well as promotes their appreciation for science, art and even literature. As much as we love and support museums, it can … [Read more…]

Explore and Learn at the Museum of Discovery and Science Fort Lauderdale

Museum of Discovery and Science Fort Lauderdale

A Mommy University review of Museum of Discovery and Science Attracting millions of visitors every year, Fort Lauderdale is characterized by sunshine and the beach. Yet, there are so many activities, locations and experiences that empower families to have fun while learning. The Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) boasts two expansive floors that host … [Read more…]

Adventures into Space with Star Trek at Liberty Science Center

Star Trek Adventures into Space at Liberty Science Center

Go Boldly into Outer Space with Star Trek! When Star Trek hit television screens in 1966, it empowered viewers to go boldly into outer space exploring the possibility of what might be in other worlds and galaxies. It also demonstrated the ability for us to have characters of diverse backgrounds and complex roles. Decades later, … [Read more…]

Reach for the Stars with the 2018 Girl of the Year Luciana Vega

American Girl: 2018 Girl of the Year Luciana Vega

American Girl is inspiring children to tour the galaxy! American Girl has been inviting children to look back at our history as much as look to the future, and the 2018 Girl of the Year Luciana Vega is reinforcing the belief that girls can achieve what they imagine! Despite location or time, generations of people have … [Read more…]

Exploring History at The Paterson Museum

Exploring History at The Paterson Museum

Lou Costello, William Carlos Williams and Victor Cruz are just a few of the famous individuals born and raised in Paterson, New Jersey. Paterson is the third most populated city in the Garden State following Newark and Camden which originates from the industrial period. In fact, the Paterson Museum focuses on the industrial history of this unique city … [Read more…]

Learning Adventures at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Learning Adventures at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center

Get Outdoors at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center! While Florida is well-known for castles and transporting us to imaginary worlds of Harry Potter and princesses, it also possesses massive opportunities for engaging learning experiences about nature that are fun and low-cost. What I find to be the most surprising and enjoyable are visiting local nature centers … [Read more…]

All Aboard the Holiday Train Show at The New York Botanical Garden

Holiday Train Show at New York Botanical Garden

Model trains speed past the Metropolitan Museum and Macy’s in Herald Square at the New York Botanical Garden as Christmas trees and lights warm the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Transformed every year for over two decades, the Holiday Train Show takes over the expansive conservatory with New York landmarks against a backdrop of plants as the sounds … [Read more…]