Featured Exhibition

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China

Fall Exhibition


Explore contemporary life and culture in China through the stories of four children in the city of Hangzhou. Learn how Chinese life today mixes ancient traditions with modern lifestyles through immersive activities based on the real homes, schools, and interests of the children featured.

Special Floor Programs:

Chromatography: Find the hidden colors!
Cup Guitars: Experiment with making different sounds.
Floating Magnets: Make magnets levitate.
Loop Gliders: Build a simple glider, then design your own!
Solar Beads: This color-changing bead can detect UV light.

Children of Hangzhou: Connecting with China was created by Boston Children’s Museum and is part of the Freeman Foundation Asian Culture Exhibit Series, funded by The Freeman Foundation and administered by Association of Children’s Museums.


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