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Our Day at the Museum

March 30th, 2017 at 07:26 am

It was certainly different to be a guest at the museum than it is to be an employee! But nice to be an employee, too, because I could just bypass all the lines with my handy-dandy badge. There is just so much there. We couldn't possibly take it all in. The boys loved it, especially the "Idea Factory" which was basically everything you can do with water (except get in it -- not allowed). They also loved the Mirror Maze, the robots, and the electronic screens where they could see themselves as butterflies, dancing animals, etc. Kind of like Snapchat, only huge.

I spent $35 on food, between the snacks bought ahead of time, and the ice cream at the museum. In hindsight, I spent too much on the snacks, but there are leftovers which will get used.

There was no cost for tickets or for parking, because of my status as an employee.

The boys were full-speed-ahead all day, but I was the one who came back exhausted.

Today I'm going to make some apple pancakes, do a load of laundry, and work more on my mother's diary. Other duties as they pop up!

9 Responses to “Our Day at the Museum”

  1. starfishy Says:

    sounds like $35 that was very well spent! Smile

  2. Bluebird Says:

    I'm sure the boys had a great time! Isn't it crazy how much boys eat? 😀

  3. My English Castle Says:

    Sounds like a fun day.

  4. Buendia Says:

    Is that the Museum of Science and Industry??? My FAVORITE museum ever!

  5. CB in the City Says:

    Yes, it is! I'm glad you like the MSI!

  6. creditcardfree Says:

    Sounds like you could spend another day there! You are a great grandma!!

  7. rob62521 Says:

    What a great day and I don't think $35 is that bad. I love MSI!

  8. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    What a wonderful day!

  9. CB in the City Says:

    Thanks, CCF! I think we will spend another day there soon.

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