Children's Museum Picks Firms

Children's Museum Picks Firms Click to Enlarge Photo: Jake Judd (KNSI)

(KNSI) - The Great River Children’s Museum in downtown St. Cloud has picked an architectural firm and museum planners.

In a press release, the museum says its board of directors has hired JLG of Grand Forks, ND to do the museum’s architectural design. They recently opened offices in St. Cloud.

The board has also hired Vergeront Museum Planning of Minneapolis to assist in developing the museum’s strategic plan and programming.

The Great River Children’s Museum is planning to open in the old Liberty Savings Bank building on 7th Ave South at a future date.

JLG has worked on a number of St. Cloud related projects such as the 100,000 square foot addition to the River’s Edge Convention Center, Fifth Avenue Live and the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.

Clients of Jeanne Vergeront and Jim Roe, of Vergeront Museum Planning services, include the Minnesota Children’s Museum in St. Paul, Duluth Children’s Museum in Duluth, and the Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota in Mankato.

Great River Children’s Museum is non-profit organization developing a children’s museum to serve the greater St. Cloud community and Central Minnesota.

The museum's mission is to create a place where every child can create, explore, discover and be inspired through the extraordinary power of play.

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