'America to Zanzibar' highlights Muslim culture at Creative Discovery Museum

In The Courtyard, children are encouraged to make music with digital instruments. The Courtyard also displays geometric patterns that are key to traditional Muslim design.

If you go

› What: “America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far”› Where: Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St.› When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily except Wednesday when museum is closed› Admission: $13.95 ages 2 and older, $9.95 military with ID, free to local police and firefighters with ID› For more information: www.cdmfun.org

photo In the Global Marketplace, children can weigh their fresh catch at the Zanzibar fish market, smell Indonesian fruits or design outfits inspired by West African tailors in Harlem.

The Creative Discovery Museum will be the first stop on the national tour of "America to Zanzibar: Muslim Cultures Near and Far," the new exhibit opening in the children's museum on Saturday, Feb. 3.