For families looking for a one day trip, a weekend getaway, or an additional kids attraction on your vacation, pack the car, buckle in the kids, and head to the Garden State to visit one of many kids museums.
They run the gamut from hands-on interactive science programs, educational exhibits, learning through fun activities, and many other adventuresome activities that make the learning experience enjoyable for kids.
This is a zinc mine with a display of mineral fluorescence, (glowing rocks) and variety of rare species. They have thousands of mineral specimens on display with a huge fluorescent presentation of brilliant and glowing colorful minerals.
The museum also has demonstrations and examples of the mining methods used during that period of operation. The museum welcomes teachers and school tours and can create a curriculum to fit your schools educational interest.