Take a walk down Little Main Street and get a first look at The Children’s Museum of Findlay. The museum, which has future plans to be in its own building, will have a grand opening of its “Little Main Street” exhibit on July 11 at the Findlay Village Mall. Fundraising continues for a permanent space for the museum, but for now, families can enjoy a taste of what the museum will eventually offer. Board president, Nikki Bonomo, said the idea came from living in other cities that had children’s museums. It seemed like the perfect fit for the Findlay area, she said. Little Main Street, in a storefront next to the old Sears store and across from Jo-Ann Fabrics, will feature 12 storefronts with hands-on activities for children through 10 years of age. A play grocery store, auto shop, art area and reading area – laid out like a traditional main street– will let little imaginations roam free. The grand opening will also feature face painting and other kid-friendly activities.
Hours: 10am-5pm Monday through Saturday. Admission is $5 to the museum. For more information or to find out about other events, visit www.cmfindlay.com.