This museum is teaching kids (and their parents) about Muslim cultures around the world


By Reed Dunlea on

Visitors are encouraged to interact with the different sections of the exhibit, from a virtual tour of mosques around the world to a pretend marketplace, to a screen that teaches you how to say “my name is” in different languages. “They’re immersive, they’re hands on, they’re interactive, they’re multi-sensory. Basically, we’re wanting the child’s natural curiosity to be completely catered to,” said Lizzy Martin, Director of Exhibit Development and Museum Planning . “We want them to touch, to smell, to feel, and almost to pretend that they are of the culture themselves.”

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