The KidZone Museum – Campaign for Children’s Museum New Building Announced

Help the museum grow to serve children with science, engineering, arts, & play!

TRUCKEE, California – January 04, 2016 – The KidZone Museum needs a new building! That’s why they recently launched a Kickstarter campaign. This campaign is for a larger permanent space so they may become the premier children’s museum for all of Tahoe Truckee children and families. Their vision is for a new state of the art building with more exhibits, larger play space, and programs similar to the Bay Area Exploratorium. The Museum will serve families with children up to age 18.  The Museum’s visitation has increase by 360% since they opened 23 years ago. From 5,000 visitors in the early years, they now welcome 23,000 visitors through their doors, which includes an average of 3,000+ scholarships given annually. This high volume of visitors in their current small facility results in the museum being at capacity on many occasions. This means they often ask families to return later when the crowds subside. They hate to have to turn families away because sometimes this leads to tears.

They have outgrown their 3,000 sq. ft. tent and need space to serve their growing audience of children and families. Their economic feasibility study indicates a need for a 7,000 sq. ft. facility as soon as possible and a 12,000 sq. ft. future building to welcome a projected 40,000 visitors annually. The museum currently generates $300,000 in economic revenue in their region. A larger space will generate $700,000 in local economic revenue and will allow them to serve a larger audience. 

Join them in creating a world-class children’s museum that will have an art studio, stop motion animation/claymation film making studio, inspiring interactive and revolving exhibits, a tinkering studio, farm science, a Lego lab, electricity and science programs that are on par with some of the best museum’s in the country. A permanent and much larger space will provide ample room for families to play both indoors and outdoors for generations to come. However, before they can expand and create a state of the art building, the KidZone Museum needs help. 

That’s why they launched this Kickstarter campaign (click here for video). The goal of this project is to raise $5,000,000 by January 23, 2016. The funds raised will go towards building a state of the art, vibrant children’s museum. This will allow them to not only continue the quality work they already do in a very small space, but it will allow them to welcome more children and families and never have to turn anyone away because they are full. 

To help bring the museum’s incredible expansion to life, please visit the Kickstarter campaign or click here. Perks will be delivered between February 2016 and December 2019. 

Please keep in mind this is an “all-or-nothing” deal, which means if the campaign does not reach the funding goal then the project cannot move forward. So know that any amount given can make a difference, and this is an incredible opportunity to be a part of a special campaign! Help The KidZone Museum reach the goal by sharing this on Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks. The more people know about this, the more support the campaign will receive.


Media Contact
Company Name: The KidZone Museum
Contact Person: Carol Meagher
Phone: 530.320.5613
Country: United States