Friday, September 12, 2014
The Discovery Museum Finds a Temporary Home
By Grant Scott-Goforth
on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 1:06 PM
, the museum (and 10 other tenants in the Carson Block) have to pull up stakes so the building can undergo a multi-million-dollar seismic retrofit. Meanwhile, the Westside Community Improvement Association is hard at work
revitalizing the former Jefferson School on B Street. The museum continues to look for permanent housing, but hey — it seems like a good fit.
From the museum:
Discovery Museum Supporters,
Many of you have read or seen the news that the Discovery Museum is relocating at the end of November with the intent to reopen Spring 2015. I want to assure you that the Museum is actively looking for a new, permanent location In Eureka which we hope to announce soon. In the meantime, we are going to temporarily run limited programming at the Jefferson Center located at 1000 B Street in Eureka. Admission to this site and programs at the Jefferson Center will be free.
Starting December 1 our program schedule will be:
• New Operating Hours Tuesday-Saturday 1-5pm
• Playgroup every Tuesday 10-11:30
• Second Saturday Daddy and Me Playgroup 10-11:30
• Third Saturday Young Inventors 10:30-Noon
We are also offering Discovery Museum Programming at our Pal Camp site during school holiday breaks December 29-January 2, February 16-20, and April 13-17 for a fee.
For more information please call Amy Whitlatch 707-443-9694 , send an email firstname.lastname@example.org, check out our Facebook page Redwood Discovery Museum or website at www.discovery-museum.org for updates
Good news for the Discovery Museum: It's found a new, albeit temporary, home in the Jefferson School community center. As you may have read in this week's