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Golisano Children's Museum of Naples prepares to open

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Carrie Cutchens, the curator of collections at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, and Taylor Roderick, right, collecting assistant, put the finishing touches on the Loos Art Gallery on Feb. 17, 2012. The gallery will be interactive and will use Optium Museum Acrylic plexiglass which will cut down on reflections, allowing the children to better see the texture of the artwork.

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Greg Kahn/Staff Carrie Cutchens, the curator of collections at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, and Taylor Roderick, right, collecting assistant, put the finishing touches on the Loos Art Gallery on Feb. 17, 2012. The gallery will be interactive and will use Optium Museum Acrylic plexiglass which will cut down on reflections, allowing the children to better see the texture of the artwork.

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The exterior of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples at the North Collier Regional Park on Feb. 17, 2012. The museum is more than 30,196 square feet, with two floors and an outside theater for concerts and plays.
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The World Cafe, which allows children to see how food from all over the planet is made at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on Feb. 17, 2012.
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The ground floor of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples at the North Collier Regional Park features a world cafe, left, where children can learn different foods from all over the planet. The museum is more than 30,196 square feet, with two floors and an outside theater for concerts and plays.
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Joe Cox, executive director of the Golisano Children's museum of Naples, walks into the inside of a model shell on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. Cox said the idea to create the larger-than-life shell was from a girl in a focus group who wanted to know what the inside of a sea shell looked like.
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A lamppost with street signs are posted on the ground floor at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on Feb. 17, 2012.
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Carrie Cutchens, the curator of collections at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, and Taylor Roderick, right, collecting assistant, put the finishing touches on the Loos Art Gallery on Feb. 17, 2012. The gallery will be interactive and will use Optium Museum Acrylic plexiglass which will cut down on reflections, allowing the children to better see the texture of the artwork.
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On the second floor of the Golisano Children's museum of Naples has an area for toddlers with padded floors and age appropriate toys.
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Behind the Golisano Children's museum of Naples is Backyardville, with an area for more messy arts and crafts, as well as a maze for children, and a small theater for productions and concerts.
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Behind the Golisano Children's museum of Naples is Backyardville, with an area for more messy arts and crafts, as well as a maze for children, and a small theater for productions and concerts.
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Joe Cox, executive director of the Golisano Children's museum of Naples, shows how the catch and release fishing pond works on Friday, Feb. 17, 2012.
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Joe Cox, executive director, shows a maze inside the everglades section of the Golisano Children's museum of Naples, which includes a fake alligator head which children can peer through the eyes of.
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The fall and winter room in the four seasons area of the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples. In the autumn room, children can learn to make jack-o-lanterns on fake pumpkins, while in the winter room, children can step inside an igloo, which is kept at 59-degrees.
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The Produce Market, which allows children to learn about where some of our food comes from at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on Feb. 17, 2012.
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The World Cafe, which allows children to see how food from all over the planet is made at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on Feb. 17, 2012.
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The WGCU Curious Kids room at the Golisano Children's museum of Naples, where older children can hang out without their parents, use computers, play games, read books or participate in one of several after school programs.
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Shelves and drawers full of art material fill one of the rooms at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples on Feb. 17, 2012. The museum encourages children to look, touch, listen and think in a variety of ways.
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Carrie Cutchens, the curator of collections at the Golisano Children's Museum of Naples, and Taylor Roderick, right, collecting assistant, put the finishing touches on the Loos Art Gallery on Feb. 17, 2012. The gallery will be interactive and will use Optium Museum Acrylic plexiglass which will cut down on reflections, allowing the children to better see the texture of the artwork.

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