Friday, June 13, 2008

Spellman Museum in the running for contest

The Spellman Museum of Stamps and Postal History has been nominated to compete in a contest to determine the best museum for children in the Boston area according to the Weston Town Crier in Massachusetts.

The voting is sponsored by Nickelodeon TV and the Web site GoCityKids. Parents who have been to the Spellman Museum and found the visit fun and entertaining for their children may cast their vote at "". The museum is on the ballot in the "Big Kids" category.

People may vote only once and the balloting continues until June 30.

Throughout the year the museum has lots of hands-on activities that get children interested in stamp collecting. When they visit they receive a packet of stamps and tips on how to start a collection.

The museum is now preparing a special exhibit featuring the Olympics on stamps from around the world. It will open on July 4 as part of the museum’s annual Happy Birthday USA Family Day program from noon to 4 p.m.

For more information about the Nickelodeon voting, contact the museum at (781)768-8367
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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM