PANAMA CITY Fla. (WMBB) — Should you prefer to discover, then you might be in luck as a result of the Science and Discovery Museum of Northwest Florida is about to re-open.
The museum has been closed for over two years after being broken in Hurricane Michael.
The storm turned many individuals’s lives the other way up. Operations Director on the Science and Discovery Museum, Michelle Smith, stated after seeing the damages to the museum they have been compelled to shut down.
“October 10, 2018, the hurricane got here by and utterly messed this build up,” Smith stated. “Misplaced the roof, I might say broken at the least 75 % of the displays.”
She stated it has been an extended highway, however many individuals got here collectively to revive the constructing.
They completed rebuilding the construction by mid-2020, then began placing the displays again collectively.
“We’re lastly on the finish of that highway and we’re glad to have the ability to reopen,” Smith stated.
The museum will probably be internet hosting a grand re-opening on Saturday, Could 22 – tickets are free.
“We’ve modified a number of the areas round and adjusted a number of the present ones,” Smith stated. “I might say we most likely have about 20 new displays.”
There are crowd favorites just like the boat room and new displays just like the ambulance and sensory room.
The museum will even be internet hosting its annual summer camp. The camp will start in June and can go for eight weeks. There’s a totally different theme for the camp every week. They provide camps for kids at preschool age in addition to operational camps for kids as much as ages 4 to 12.