Animationland World Map

Fast Facts


Animationland visitors learn how to incorporate animation skills into the creation process through hands-on interactives and discover an exciting, dynamic way to tell their own stories.

Square Footage 
2,000 - 2,500 sq. ft.
Immersive Experiences
Problem Solving

$50,000/3 months, plus shipping


Tracey the pencil dog and her crew—Rooth, Drop, Inky, Uno, and Kari—guide visitors through the basics of turning a story into an animation.


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Every step of the process, we're here to answer any and all of your questions.

The Big Idea

I can create animation to tell my stories.

The Approach

A bright, irresistable entryway welcomes visitors into an animation studio with work tables, sketches, and inspiration everywhere! Visitors are invited to experiment at light tables by tracing and sketching Animationland characters and creating anything they can dream up.

They’ll become oriented to the world of storytelling through animation while learning about how animation works, the basics of the animation process, and getting to know our playful, easy-to-draw Animationland mascots.

After spending time in the studio and gaining foundational knowledge about how animation works, visitors venture out into a fantastical land – a lot like our natural world, but more magical! – where the funny, endearing characters they drew in the studio come to life through exhibit graphics and original animated shorts.

From electronic interfaces through a full-body opportunity to plan and star in a stop-motion production, Animationland includes a wide range of interactive experiences. Environmental elements provide an immersive setting to inspire all visitors to learn the art and science of animation.

Animation concepts and character development created in partnership with Jolby & Friends.

Virtual Tour

Animationland Foley room

A Foley Room equipped with creative noisemaking devices allows visitors to add their own sound effects to an animation! 

Concept rendering - photos coming in December 2018.

Animationland stop-motion stations

Animationland visitors create stop-motion animations using clever props or their own drawings at four themed stations.

Concept rendering - photos coming in December 2018.

Animationland entry area

Bright environmental elements and a magical kid-sized doorway invite visitors into Animationland.

Concept rendering - photos coming in December 2018.

Stacked color logo.

Animationland world

Brightly colored, easy-to-draw characters serve as guides to a fantastic world of imaginative creation.

Tracey's Studio

Visitors learn about the basics of the animation process in Tracey's Studio! 

(Sample of exhibit graphics - photos coming in December 2018.)


OMSI | Portland, OR

Discovery Lab | Tulsa, OK


Children's Science Explorium | Boca Raton, FL

Minnetrista | Muncie, IN



School Resources

Educator Guide

A collection of PDFs and guides for museum staff and teachers to expand on the educational content of Animationland, including in-classroom experiments and activities for your museum floor. Available Fall 2018.

Museum Resources

Exhibit Fact Sheet

A printable fact sheet about Animationland.

Exhibit Floor Plan

This sample floor plan gives you an idea of how Animationland will look in your gallery space.

Media Resources

Marketing Kit

All the logos, images, and assets you need to properly market Animationland, promote sponsors, and get guests excited about their visit! Available soon.

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