South Jersey Art Museums
= offers a family guide sheet or other self-guided tour activity for kids
= audio tours for kids available
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Grounds for Sculpture
Hamilton, NJ Map it >>
What You’ll See: Contemporary art in a museum and 200+ works in an outdoor sculpture park
Don’t Miss: Seat of Sound by Daniel Goode and Robert Cooke, a permanent collaborative sculpture with iron, brass, aluminum and wood components arranged into a system of gongs that kids can play as a musical instrument.
Just for Kids: Tots on Tour. A program featuring story time, a child-friendly tour of selected sculptures in the park, and hands-on art making.
$10-$15 admission, Free for children 5 and under. Closed Mondays. 609-586-0616, www.groundsforsculpture.org
Noyes Museum of Art
Oceanville, NJ Map it >>
What You’ll See: 19th to 21st century fine and folk art, with an emphasis on New Jersey and regional art
Don’t Miss: The Young at Art Gallery, which displays works created by kids in the community and in schools
Just for Kids: Creative Sparks Art Classes for Kids ages 5 and up.
$3-$4 admission, ages 6 & younger free. Closed Mondays. 609-652-8848, www.noyesmuseum.org
WheatonArts and Cultural Center
Millville, NJ Map it >>
What You’ll See: More than 7,000 objects in the Museum of American Glass
Don’t Miss: The world’s largest glass bottle (it’s more than 7 ft. tall and holds 188 gallons!) and the “What Is It?” collection of strange items made from glass, such as an iron, a bird feeder and shovels
Before You Leave: Browse and shop for handmade gifts, homemade treats and classic toys in the Museum Stores.
Always free to shop and stroll, $7-$10 regular museum admission, ages 5 & younger free. 800-998-4552, www.wheatonarts.org