Treehouses: Look Who's Living in the Trees

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Rent the Exhibition "TreeHouses: Look Who’s Living in the Trees!"

Spend some time hanging out in the trees! Immerse yourself in an indoor tree house and explore firsthand who lives in trees through stereoscopic viewfinders, tracking clues, natural artifacts, and sound. The lively setting will have visitors roaming from tree to tree to house as they discover the many habitats that trees provide for animals large and small—and people, too.

Visitors will uncover fascinating facts about who actually lives in trees, what kinds of animal clues to look and listen for in the forest, and how people use trees for their homes. While evoking the playful spirit of childhood tree houses, this exhibition challenges visitors to play inside the tree houses. The centerpiece of the exhibition is two tree house structures built of sustainably-harvested and locally milled wood. Visitors enter via a universally accessible ramp.

Designed for a family audience.

Partners: Environmental Exhibit Collaborative (EEC!): EcoTarium, Worcester, Massachusetts; ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, Vermont; and Children’s Museum of Maine, Portland, Maine Funded by Jane’s Trust, the Cabot Family Charitable Trust, & the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

  • Rental Fee: $17,500
  • Size: 1,500 - 2,000 sq.ft.
  • minimum 9 foot ceiling (trees can “grow” taller)
  • Shipping: fits in 1 semi-trailer can fit in a 24 foot drive-yourself rental truck, renter pays inbound shipping
  • Rental managed by Sciencenter