Amazeum Creatively Celebrates Groundbreaking

Posted: April 17, 2014 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO BEN GOFF A model of the 44,500-square-foot Amazeum sits on display during the groundbreaking in Bentonville.

The science "experience" attendees witnessed at the Amazeum's groundbreaking Wednesday was a preview of what the interactive family museum will offer once open, said Sam Dean, executive director.

At A Glance


Amazeum is scheduled to open in 2015 at 1009 Museum Way. It will include a market; chemistry wet lab; an art studio; a lift, load and haul center; a tinker studio; a weather center and an outdoor learning space. Officials are in the middle of a $28.5-million capital campaign for the museum. So far, $22.5 million has been raised.

Source: Staff Report

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