The Missouri State Museum will offer a fun twist for its summer programming during August with interactive programs for all ages. The programs will be held in the State Capitol and are free to the public.

The Missouri State Museum will offer a fun twist for its summer programming during August with interactive programs for all ages. The programs will be held in the State Capitol and are free to the public.

Learning@11 is a series of interactive programs exploring various aspects of Missouri’s cultural and natural history and are specifically focused on age groups four to seven. The activity-based programs will be held from 11 to 11:45 a.m. on Tuesdays in August. Dates and program themes are listed below:

Tuesday, Aug. 1 — Eads Bridge

Tuesday, Aug. 8 – Mark Twain

Tuesday, Aug. 15 – Eclipse and More

Tuesdays@2 are similar activity-based programs focused on age groups 8 to 12 years of age. The dates and program themes will be the same as the Learning@11, but the programs will be held from 2 to 2:45 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit mostateparks.com/passport for more information.

The Missouri State Museum, which is part of the Missouri state park system, is located on the first floor of the State Capitol in Jefferson City. For more information on the programs, contact the museum at 573-751-2854. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com . Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.