BATON ROUGE, La. (FOX 44) (NBC LOCAL 33) – The new man in charge of Baton Rouge’s children’s museum said the interactive learning center continues to exceed expectations.
Knock Knock Children’s Museum Executive Director Peter Claffey touted some of the highlights of the museum’s 2018 Impact Report at the Baton Rouge Press Club Monday. More than 180,000 people visited the museum last year, which is more than museum leadership expected.
Claffey also pointed out they were able to get nearly 10 percent of visitors in without putting a financial burden on their families.
“One of the visions for Knock Knock when it was put together was that there would not be a fiscal barrier for people to come to the musuems,” explained Claffey. “So, we really broke that barrier down over the last year. We had five different free days during the year, and we actually brought in about 8,300 people just through that free day.”
Claffey was named executive director of the museum in April, after the former head left to start his own company.
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