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"How People Make Things" exhibit new in Longmont


Photo by Ashley Weibel Mathew Brewington (5) and younger brother Nathan (2) carve a block of wax with the use of a 3-axis mill at Longmont Museum’s “How People Make Things” exhibit.

The Longmont Museum is enjoying high attendance at its fourth-annual summer kids exhibit, “How People Make Things.”

The traveling exhibit from the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh — running through Aug. 28 — uses hands-on, real-life demonstrations to teach young visitors the mechanics behind everyday objects, ranging from Crayola crayons to computer hard drives.

The exhibit opened May 21 to an eager crowd of nearly 600 children, parents and other visitors. Before entering the museum, kids got the chance to climb on and interact with construction equipment as an introduction to th...

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