5 Things to Do with the Kids in November When It's Cold Out

1.  Sea Lion Splash at Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, Nov. 10 – 21, Exhibits only: $16 adult, $15 youth, $14 child 2-12, M-F 8:30 – 6:00, Sat. 9:00-6:00, Sun. 10:00-6:00.In addition to the many cool, kid-friendly science exhibits permanently on

display, in November visitors have a chance to see one of several 30-minute shows on a first-come, first-served basis. The sea lions entertain audiences with tricks and skill while educating the public on the need to live in harmony with these amazing sea mammals.  Click here for more information: www.exploreum.com/

2.  National Naval Air Museum, FREE, Hours: Daily, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Marvel at more than 150 aircraft, exhibits and more than 4,000 military items aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. In addition, come early Tuesdays and Wednesdays to see the Blue Angels practice at 8:30 AM. For more information, visit: www.navalaviationmuseum.org

3.  Fairy Tale Art at Mobile Museum of Art, $10 Adults, $6 Children, Mon. – Sat. 10:00– 5:00, Sun. 1:00- 5:00
From October 22 – January 2, 2011 visit the museum to see 59 original illustrations from fairy tale books as well as modern takes on fairy tale themes. Your kids will love the enchanted environment and vivid images. For more information visit www.mobilemuseumofart.com

4.  Indian & Sea Museum , FREE, Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM 251-981-6039
Visit this quaint museum located in a former schoolhouse to see relics of Native American life and early fishing artifacts and memorabilia.  The collection is largely comprised of pieces belonging to local families to preserve the memory of their heritage and past. www.obparksandrec.com

5.  Tour Fort Morgan,  Family Admission (2 adults, 2 children) $12, Site 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Museum 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Walk through history as you take a self-guided tour through this Civil War era fort. Visit the museum for a chance to see a rare Fresnel lighthouse lens and learn more about this historic landmark. The fort also hosts events on a regular basis, check the site for more details, ft-morgan.com

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