The Jury of the 2013 Children’s Museum Award met in Amsterdam on 8-9 February and now announces the names of the 15 confirmed candidates, which are listed below in alphabetical order of countries.
Salzburg: Spielzeug Museum
Winnipeg: Manitoba Children’s Museum
Berlin: MACHmit! Museum für Kinder
Giessen: Mathematikum Giessen e.K.
Hamburg: KINDEROLYMP at Altonaer Museum
Amman: Children’s Museum Jordan
Alphen aan den Rijn: Archeon, Roman Villa Rijswijk
Assen: Drents Archief – Operatie Sigismund
Hilversum: Beeld en Geluid Experience
Rotterdam: Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
Utrecht: Dick Bruna Huis, Centraal Museum
Novi Sad: Gallery of Matica Srpska
Frauenfeld: Naturmuseum Thurgau
Philadelphia: Please Touch Museum
The name of the winner of the 2013 Award will be announced on Wednesday 27 March 2013 in co-operation with the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, and with the support of the Carisbo Bank Foundation – Genus Bononiae. On this occasion there will be a session on EU projects on lifelong learning, followed by a Round Table and a presentation of the finalists at the Fair, and a festive Ceremony at the Palazzo Pepoli in Bologna in the evening.