Serve Up King-Sized Fun and Learning

  • Enduring popular appeal of castles and medieval life
  • Charming environments inspired by fantasy and history
  • Problem-solving, storytelling and imaginative play opportunities

Exhibit Details

Content focus
Imaginative play, Problem solving, Economics, Social studies

1,500 sq. ft.


Note: Tentative bookings are not listed online. Please contact us to confirm the availability.

Target audience
Ages 2 to 12
Families and school groups


  • Supply of elaborate costumes and props
  • Dragon character costume option
  • Top-notch educational, marketing and installation materials
  • Responsive support from experienced staff
  • Text graphics in English and Spanish

Brochure (PDF)

Irresistible and Engaging Environments
As visitors explore The Amazing Castle — which is inspired by history and fantasy – and its eight themed areas, they are introduced to seven storybook characters such as carpenter to a seamstress. Children playfully explore the interconnectedness of these community members and the special role they each play.
Skills in Action
Pretend play reigns in this exhibit and fosters social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. Throughout this exhibit, immersive enviroments nuture development of the whole child by encouraging:

  • Using more complex words and sentences
  • Developing narrative abilities
  • Controlling impulses
  • Navigating complex social situation
  • Using their whole bodies to play and learn
Past Hosts
  • Boston Children’s Museum
  • Chicago Children’s Museum
  • Children’s Discovery Museum of the Desert
  • Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose
  • Children’s Museum of Southern California
  • Centro de Ciencias y Artes (Mexico)
  • Children’s Museum of La Crosse
  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan
  • Cincinnati Science Center
  • Discovery Center
  • Discovery Children’s Museum (Las Vegas)
  • DiscoveryCube(Santa Ana, CA)
  • DiscoveryCube (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta
  • Liberty Science Center
  • Los Angeles Maritime Museum


Contact Michelle Wright,
Traveling Exhibits Manager

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The Amazing Castle was a very solid performer for us. With the double booking, we were concerned that we’d have a significant attendance drop in the new year, but visitorship stayed strong throughout.”

— Kidzu Children’s Museum

“We had an email come in wondering where The Amazing Castle is next on its tour. Their child loved it so much that she was considering traveling to the next venue!”

—Boston Children’s Museum