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Las Vegas children’s museum celebrates birthday — PHOTOS

The Discovery Children’s Museum in downtown Las Vegas celebrated its birthday Sunday with special activities and art projects, cupcakes, balloons and special guest appearances.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman presented a proclamation declaring Sept. 9 as the first-ever “Citywide Day of Play” in honor of the museum’s fifth birthday.

The museum says it has seen more than 1 million visitors since opening its doors in March 2013. It is a private, nonprofit educational institution.

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