What is that? A Gadget? A Gizmo?

What is that? A Gadget? A Gizmo?

The Discovery Area

Until March 25, 2018

Do you know what a butter churn is? A gramophone? Enter our Discovery Area and learn about countless unusual objects from our collections.

Your challenge? Discover the name and function of our featured items! Use your senses: touch, hearing, sight, smell to discover hidden clues throughout our various interactive modules. Five major object categories will awaken the imagination of children: dairy products, sound recordings, oral and written communication, personal hygiene, and beauty accessories.


Children will be surprised to learn the purpose and usage of these objects – a token of their ancestors' ingenuity.