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Kansas City, Missouri

816-235-8000

toyandminiaturemuseum.org

T/m was established in 1982 as the Miniature Museum of Kansas City, featuring the collections of Mary Harris Francis and Barbara Hall Marshall and operating in the historic Tureman Mansion on the corner of 52nd and Oak on the University of Missouri – Kansas City campus.

The museum reopened as The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures on Aug. 1, 2015, with the world’s largest fine-scale miniature collection and one of the nation’s largest historic toy collections on public display. T/m’s collection currently numbers more than 86,000 objects.

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

Gainesville, Florida

352-371-8001

www.cademuseum.org

Named after Robert Cade, the UF professor who invented Gatorade, The Cade is a museum for all ages that fuels a thirst for knowledge unlike any other place in our community. The Cade offers children and adults unprecedented access to world-class inventors, visionaries, entrepreneurs, and exhibits, plus unstructured learning that equips them for an innovative future, and fosters the inventive spirit within us all.

Franconia Sculpture Park

Shafer, Minnesota

651-257-6668

www.franconia.org

Located in the scenic St. Croix River Valley, Franconia Sculpture Park is a nonprofit arts organization operating a 43-acre outdoor sculpture park, active artist residency, and community arts programming. Franconia was founded in 1996 by a small group of professional artists who envisioned a supportive artist residency community and outdoor museum. Today, this vision has been achieved through an active artist residency that serves over 40 artists each year and arts learning programming that serves over 150,000 annual visitors. Franconia provides an intriguing and exciting place to discover an ever-changing exhibition of contemporary sculpture, and the opportunity to meet artists-in-residence who invite you to engage with their creations.

learning programming that serves over 150,000 annual visitors. Franconia provides an intriguing and exciting place to discover an ever-changing exhibition of contemporary sculpture, and the opportunity to meet artists-in-residence who invite you to engage with their creations.