Longview World of Wonders

8:53am

Thu June 25, 2015
Arts

LongviewWOW building ready for children's programming

Credit LongviewWOW Facebook

A children’s discovery center under construction in downtown Longview is closer to becoming a reality.

Volunteers of Longview World of Wonders or WOW have raised almost $1.7 million as part of a $2.4 million capital campaign launched a little more than two years ago. Much of that money to date has been used to renovate a building – a former furniture store. It’s now move-in ready and has an occupancy permit, according to LongviewWOW advisory board president Lisa Yarbrough.

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8:45am

Mon December 16, 2013
Local

Longview children's museum moves closer to reality

The Longview World of Wonders conceptual drawing rendering is the first phase of a five-phase design plan.
Credit Exhibit Concepts

Developers of a hands-on children’s museum in Longview have released a conceptual design rendering for Longview World of Wonders. It’s slated to be located in a former downtown furniture store. The nonprofit’s board has contracted with Ohio-based Exhibit Concepts to design, fabricate and install the galleries. World of Wonders program’s chairwoman Jo Lee Ferguson said these plans demonstrate that the museum will be professional and a tourist draw.

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