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Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit Comes the River Museum

Sid the Science Kid visits the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium with Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit!
Beginning Dec. 7, 2019, kids can join Sid the Science Kid on an amazing, scientific adventure when Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! opens at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium.

This exciting, new traveling exhibit brings the award-winning PBS KIDS TV series Sid the Science Kid to life. For the first time ever, kids will be able to step into Sid’s world and become “science kids” themselves as they discover and investigate everyday science questions around Sid’s home, at school in the Super Fab Lab and on the playground. Through fun, hands-on activities, kids will use scientific tools and thinking to learn about simple machines, the laws of motion, magnetism, air power and the five senses. It’s sure to be a super-duper-ooper-schmooper good time!

Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! will be at the River Museum Dec. 7, 2019, through April 26, 2020, and is included with general admission. Created by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in collaboration with The Jim Henson Company, the exhibit is generously made possible by The Boeing Company, the Employees Community Fund of Boeing St. Louis, Sally and Bill Canfield, the Crawford Taylor Foundation, Judy and Jerry Kent, and Sigma-Aldrich. Local sponsorship is provided by the Grand Harbor Resort & Waterpark, KCRG-TV9, and Townsquare Media/Y105.

Sid was created by the same company that created Once Upon a Time: Exploring the World of Fairy Tales, which ended a highly successful run at the River Museum in September.
“As we did with Once Upon a Time, we’ll be offering monthly programming and opportunities to meet Sid himself,” said Wendy Scardino, Director of Marketing & Communications. “These programs are included with general admission and offer additional hands-on activities and fun for children 10 and under.”
Sid will begin its run during the heart of the River Museum’s annual membership promotion season. During Nov. and Dec. 2019, the River Museum will be offering 25% off individual, dual, family and grandparent memberships and membership gift certificates. Membership includes free daily admission to the River Museum for a full year as well as a number of benefits that can be found at rivermuseum.com/memberships. For more information on Sid the Science Kid: The Super-Duper Exhibit! and monthly programming, visit rivermuseum.com/sid.
About The Jim Henson Company

The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 50 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the Emmy® nominated “Sid the Science Kid,” “Dinosaur Train,” “Wilson & Ditch: Digging America,” “Pajanimals” and “Doozers.” Features include “The Dark Crystal,” “Labyrinth,” “MirrorMask,” and “Unstable Fables” and television productions include “Fraggle Rock” and the sci-fi cult series “Farscape.” Independently owned and operated by the five adult children of founder Jim Henson, the Company is also home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a pre-eminent character-building and visual effects group with international film, television and advertising clients, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment. www.henson.com
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