July 29, 2016

Contact: Communications Office

Kids summer program series at Missouri State Museum throughout the month of August

Guests are invited to bring their children for activity-based summer programs at the Missouri State Museum.  Activities will be held at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Tuesdays throughout the month of August in the History Hall of the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City.

Learning at 11, events for ages four to seven, will be held at 11 a.m.  Tuesdays at 2, activities focused on kids ages eight to 12, will be held at 2 p.m.   

This series brings Missouri history and natural resources alive for children.

Program themes for August include:

Aug. 2: Kayaking

Aug. 9: Space Rocks

Aug. 16: Energy in Missouri

The Missouri State Museum, part of the Missouri’s state park system, is located on the first floor of the Missouri State Capitol. For more information about the event, call 573-751-2854. Missouri State Parks is supported by the one-tenth of one-percent Parks, Soils and Water Sales Tax, which accounts for approximately 75 percent of the budget to repair, improve and maintain state parks and historic sites. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit