| 2000 (2000)|
| Pueblo, Colorado|
210 N Santa Fe Ave, Pueblo, CO 81003, USA
Closed now Sunday11AM–4PMMondayClosedTuesday11AM–4PMWednesday9AM–4PMThursday11AM–4PMFriday11AM–4PMSaturday11AM–4PM
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The Buell Children's Museum is a children's museum in Pueblo, Colorado, United States that offers hands-on exhibits focusing on the arts, science and history.
The Museum is accredited as a part of The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and is affiliated with the Association of Children's Museums.
Buell Children's Museum Wikipedia
The Buell Children's Museum is a part of The Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center which opened in 1972, with funding provided by the Economic Development Administration and Pueblo County.
In 1982, an expansion, funded by Puebloan Helen T. White, added three galleries, a gift shop and a small precursor children’s museum.
In 2000, a further expansion added the 12,000 square-foot, two-level Buell Children's Museum and the Jackson Sculpture Garden. The Buell Children’s Museum offers 7,500 square feet of interactive gallery space, a theater, a café and a gift shop.The Reilly Family Gallery offers changing, hands-on exhibitions.
Sensations is a high-tech, multi-sensory exhibit in which visitors activate lights, sound clips and videos.
The El Pomar Magic Carpet Theater allows visitors to watch a program or star in their own theatrical production.
The Artrageous Studio allows visitors to create arts & crafts.
The Buell Baby Barn has activities for those under four, in a barnyard theme.
In 2002 Child Magazine recognized the museum as the number two arts-related children’s museum in the country.
In 2004, the museum was named the winner of the Award of Excellence in Arts & Humanities by the El Pomar Foundation.