Named one of the top five Children’s Museums in America, Glazer Children’s Museum is an innovative educational and cultural resource for Tampa Bay and Central Florida. Opened in Downtown Tampa in 2010, the Museum sits among skyscrapers as well as green space, and is a central part of the cultural corridor featuring other museums, libraries and a performing arts center. The mission of Glazer Children’s Museum is to create learning environments where children play, discover and connect to the world around them in order to develop as lifelong learners and leaders. The hands-on, minds-on Museum attracts more than 210,000 visitors annually with a 53,000 sq ft building full of themed galleries and 170 interactive exhibits for children aged birth to ten. A combination of permanent and traveling exhibits, comprehensive year-round educational programs, and dynamic special events provide children, parents, caregivers, and teachers a rich, cutting edge, ever-changing environment for playful learning. Glazer Children’s Museum, a 501c3 nonprofit, also offers over 5,000 sq ft of event space, 2,500 sq ft of classroom space and a 1,000 sq ft roof top terrace overlooking the picturesque Downtown Riverwalk, along the Hillsborough River.