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. . . Gone to the Capital Children's Museum

Sunday, July 25, 2004; Page C02

. . . gone to the Capital Children's Museum. Currently housed in an old convent, the museum has played host to area tykes as they explore the cultures of Mexico and Japan, the animation of Chuck Jones, puppetry, color and of course making green goo in the Chemistry Lab. After 30 years of operation, it's closing Aug. 22 in preparation for its move to L'Enfant Plaza and reincarnation as the National Children's Museum in 2008.

At the Capital Children's Museum, would-be scientists can create concoctions in the Chemistry Lab, among other fun and educational activities. (Capital Children's Museum)

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The Capital Children's Museum, 800 Third St. NE, is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Admission is $7, $5 for seniors and free for children 2 and younger and museum members. Admission to the museum is free for everyone next weekend as part of its closing activities.

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