Andrew Pridgen
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March 29, 2008
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Children's Museum has much in store for young patrons

The Children's Museum of Northern Nevada has taken a decided turn toward technology and teen-friendly exhibits.

With re-vamped low-tech stops and a smattering of state-of-the-art games and puzzles, Carson's place for kids and families just took a "major step up" executive director Jim Peckham said this week.

"When I came on about (a year) ago, I looked around and most of our exhibits had a 20-30-second time span," he said. "In other words, even our youngest (patrons) didn't stay interested for long.

"So, we decided to fix it."

Fittingly, the centerpiece of the new-look museum rests in the middle of …

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