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A new STEM playground is opening in Brooklyn Bridge Park

On Saturday, the Brooklyn Children's Museum is opening its first annex, called Spark.

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum has been located in Crown Heights since its founding in 1899. But on Saturday, it will be getting a new outpost in Dumbo — inside Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Today, the museum announced the opening of Spark, a 1,850-square-foot annex located at One John Street, which is within the park. Spark expands upon the museum’s Brooklyn Block Lab, a designated area for playing with building blocks, which is aimed at encouraging creative thinking and illuminating STEM concepts. The Block Lab at Spark will be located both indoors and outdoors, taking up some 1,500 square feet in total.

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