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Children's Discovery Museum to unveil miniature town

June 10, 2014 at 1:10 a.m.
Updated June 11, 2014 at 1:11 a.m.

If you go

•  WHAT: Ribbon Cutting for Roller's Miniature Town

• WHEN: 1 p.m. Saturday

• WHERE: Children's Discovery Museum, 204 N. Main St.

COST: $5 per person; free admission for fathers and children 23 months and under

• FOR INFORMATION: Call Melissa Dixon at 361-485-9140 or email

The Children's Discovery Museum is having a ribbon cutting at 1 p.m. Saturday for a miniature village built by Robert Roller, of Yorktown.

Roller has been building this village for his 3-year-old grandson since Christmas time. The village boasts 20 hand-built buildings.

Before Roller sends his landscape to his grandson in Austin, it will be on display at The Children's Discovery Museum, 204 N. Main St., through July 31. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $5 a person or free for children 23 months and under. For Father's Day weekend, all fathers will be admitted free of charge.

For more information about the unveiling, contact Melissa Dixon at 361-485-9140 or email to



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