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The Science Of Sound Is Next Teddy Bear Concert

11 Mar , 2019  

The Renaissance Theatre will hold its final Teddy Bear Concert of the 2018-2019 Mechanics Bank Education Series on March 31 at 2:30 PM.

In partnership with Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, the concert is entitled the “The Science of Sound” and will be held in Theatre 166, located at 166 Park Avenue West in Mansfield.  The audience will see, hear, and feel sound waves with this interactive concert featuring members of the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra. More…

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Little Buckeye Adding Post Office Exhibit

7 Feb , 2019  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and Directions Credit Union are proud to announce the grand-opening of a new Post Office exhibit at Little Buckeye.

The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on Friday, February 15 at 11 AM on the second floor of the museum, located at 44 West Fourth Street in downtown Mansfield. More…


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Going To The Dentist Can Be Fun For Kids With New Exhibit

11 Dec , 2018  

On Monday night, area kids got an early Christmas present which may well improve their dental health.

Downtown Mansfield’s Little Buckeye Children’s Museum hosted a ribbon cutting for the facility’s newest exhibit. Mayor Tim Theaker, officials from the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, and others were on hand to unveil the new feature – the Little Staker Dental. More…

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Little Buckeye Wins Six Awards at Ohio Conference on Travel

28 Sep , 2018  

Little Buckeye Children’s Museum was honored at the 2018 Ohio Conference on Travel at Hotel Breakers in Sandusky with four Citations of Excellence and two of the Ohio Travel Association’s coveted Ruby Awards.

This annual conference recognizes and rewards top-notch and innovative ways of marketing by the Ohio Travel Association, and it is Little Buckeye’s second year bringing home the hardware. More…


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Little Buckeye Joins Kingwood Center In Museums For All

13 Sep , 2018  

Earlier this year, we shared news that Kingwood Center Gardens had joined  the national “Museums for All” program, an initiative designed to facilitate attendance at museums for all children.

Now, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum has joined the program through a partnership with Richland Bank. More…


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Destination Mansfield, Little Buckeye Win RUBY Awards

16 Nov , 2017  

Destination Mansfield – Richland County staff members attended the Ohio Conference on Travel in Akron, October 30-November 2. They joined approximately 250 other travel industry leaders to discuss travel trends and opportunities, as well as to hear from national experts. Also attending were the Little Buckeye Children’s Museum and Malabar Farm State Park.  More…

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Columbus Blogger Visits Little Buckeye

21 Apr , 2017  

A recent visit to Mansfield made quite an impression on blogger known as “Signe,” who writes and publishes the Say-n-Play Columbus blog.

For the last two years, the Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist has written about traveling to sites in and within driving distance of Columbus that promote various aspects of speech development for children. More…


Little Buckeye Named Ohio’s Top Museum

4 Apr , 2017  

Earlier this week, the Ohio Museum Association awarded Mansfield’s Little Buckeye Children’s Museum their highest honor for museums in the state of Ohio: Institution of the Year.

“It is thrilling and humbling to receive such a prestigious award from the Ohio Museum Association! We have experienced tremendous growth in the last two years with new exhibits and over 50,000 visitors yearly to the museum,” said Fred Boll, Executive Director. More…


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Nature Room Opens At Little Buckeye

21 Dec , 2016  

On Tuesday, a new addition to Little Buckeye Children’s Museum was unveiled which will provide a new addition to the museum’s exhibits.

The updated Nature Room features interactive displays designed to entertain and inform. Funding was provided by the Phillips Family Foundation.

Below are posts by Little Buckeye and the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce, which was on hand for the ribbon-cutting. More…

Downtown, Holidays

Little Buckeye Hosting Late Night At The Museum

13 Dec , 2016  

The regular Late Night at the Museum takes a holiday spin this Thursday, as the Little Buckeye Childrens Museum welcomes families to a special evening.

From 4:00 to 8:00 PM, the Museum will welcome visitors during extended hours and for a discounted price – members are free, and non-member guests are only $5 per person. More…