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THE FAMILY ROOM

Take a Trip Down Memory Lane and Share Toy Experiences with the Whole Family.

Create lasting memories in the Family Room! Get creative at the Lego® Station, build cities with the Keva Blocks, start up a Baggo® tournament and so much more! The Family Room is a look back at the era of sunken living rooms, family game nights and Johnny Carson on the TV.

The exhibit invites guests to embrace their inner child, throw a paper airplane, build a fort, and challenge each other. It embodies the essence of playfulness and fosters a sense of joy and wonder for guests of all ages.

Toytopia will feature several special exhibits:

  • The World’s Largest Etch A Sketch, close to 8’ tall
  • Retro Arcade Area, with working classic games
  • A life-size Doll House, with engaging play areas
  • Life-Size Monopoly Car and game board, Visitors can sit inside for a unique photo opportunity
  • LEGO Play Area/LEGO Wall
  • LEGO Train layout, a fanciful working electric train layout runs through an inventive LEGO landscape
  • Our Signature Jack in The Box explores the science of toys, from Furby® toradiometers, plus magnetic interactive play walls
  • Schylling Tin Toys – See how tin toys are created out of simple sheets of tin
  • Keva Planks, Lincoln Logs and Brain Teasers play areas.

Showcasing a wide array of toymakers such as Hasbro®, Duncan Yo-Yo®, Schleich®, Breyer®, Crayola®, KNEX® (Lincoln Logs®) and many more, visitors of all ages will be transported into a world of nostalgia, where they can discover the origins of their favorite toys, who made them, and why they continue to be beloved.

From the earliest tin toys to the hottest trends of today, Toytopia offers fascinating insights into the evolution of toys throughout the twentieth century.

Get Tickets

Adults $12.00
Children 12 and Under* $10.00
Seniors 65+ $11.00
Active and Retired Military** $11.00

* Children under 24 months - Free
** Must provide Military ID at Front Desk

General admission tickets are good for a one time visit and expire 7 days from the date of purchase.
Please present your receipt at the front desk when you arrive.

Mid-America Science Museum is following state and federal guidelines for a healthy and safe environment during the pandemic.

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