PNC Tinkering for Tots
April 8: Exploring Plastics
- The How, What, and Where of Plastics – Museum Plaza
We’ll investigate how plastics were invented, what are they are made of, and where does old used plastic go.
- Plastic art - Museum Plaza
Find a creative way to use recycled plastics that can be useful and beautiful.
- Exploring Objects Made with Plastics -1940-1959 Display Case inside Your Place in Time
Explore the explosion of plastic goods that were created beginning in the 1940s and 1950s.
- Inspiring Stories - Under the DC-3 Airplane
Join our storyteller, who will read stories to inspire your Tinkering Tot. Today’s featured stories include Michael Recycle Meets Litterbug Doug by Ellie Bethel and Miss Fox’s Class Goes Green by Eileen Spinelli.
Playskol Holiday Inn Play Set – In display case next to Holiday Inn neon sign
Created by Milton Bradley about 1975 this plastic play set represents the popularity of car travel by creating a safe and colorful toy set from child-friendly plastic.
Next Month Inside Greenfield Village: Join us on May 13 when we’ll explore glass.
May 13: Exploring Glass
June 10: Exploring Rocks and Minerals
July 8: Exploring Water and Steam
August 12: Exploring Natural Materials
September 9: Exploring Rubber
October 14: Exploring Metal and Wood
November 11: Exploring Plastics and Metal
December 9: Exploring Paper and Fabric
Ticket PricesParking is $6 per vehicle for nonmembers, free for members.
Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation
|General Admission (12-61)||Free||$24.00|
|Children (4 & Under)||Free||Free|
* Ticket prices are subject to change.