McKenna Children’s Museum breaks visitor records in 2022

February 9, 2023: The McKenna Children’s Museum in New Braunfels, overseen by the McKenna Foundation, saw a year of record-breaking visitors and sales in 2022.

The Museum admitted 111,965 visitors in 2022, surpassing the previous top mark of 91,427 in 2017.

Admission sales also broke a record, with $523,221 in 2022, surpassing the 2018 mark of $409,052.

The Museum’s membership sales, which totaled $185,372 in 2022 and gift shop sales of $218,108, also represented top marks in those categories.

At the Museum, children discover a world of art and creativity, science and technology, culture, health, and history, engaging with educational exhibits designed to stimulate learning and encourage information.

“We’re very proud of the success we had in 2022,” said Isabel Martinez, the Museum’s operations manager. “We want to thank all of our visitors and members who came to the Museum and hope they will visit us again and again in 2023 for more fun and educational experiences.”

McKenna developed this unique hands-on experience to provide tools to help nurture a child’s well-being. Children explore in a safe and secure place while parents share in their child’s learning experience.

Admission for children older than 12 months and adults is $8 per person. School visits are available year around. Contact the Museum at 830-606-9525 for further information. All children must be accompanied by an adult 16 and up.

The Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday and for major holidays.
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