Merced KIds Discovery Station (KIDS)

We are so excited! As of January 23, 2019, Merced KIDS is in negotiations for a location!


You can help us bring a permanent children's museum to Merced.

Our two-week pilot at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center was a success with more than 900 visits! Children left crying because they wanted to stay!


2015 - Brainstorming sessions between Lee Lor and Mayya Tokman.

June/July 2017 - Draft plan finalized and we sprinted.

March 2018 - Partnership with First 5 Merced County and brought on another team member.

May/June 2018 - Two-week pilot at the Merced Multicultural Arts Center, open and free to the public.

July/August 2018 - Two-week popup exhibit at the Merced County Library Main Branch.

January 23, 2019 - Negotiations for a location.

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