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Visit classic miniature landscapes with model trains, snow-covered peaks, hands-on activities, and even a few surprises!
Explore how different cultures approach and consume food, including ranges in caloric intake, through photo essays and stories.
Don’t miss this truly unique opportunity to look within yourself and gain a whole new perspective on what it means to be alive.
Interact with the engines and destinations from the hit TV show in an exhibit for children ages 2 to 7.
Take a virtual tour of Acadia National Park in this exhibit, which includes a specimen of every bird found in New England.
Get a sneak peek into how exhibits get made and help us create new ones by testing out the newest exhibit ideas before they are finalized.
Explore the story of Bradford Washburn, renowned mountaineer and Museum of Science founder.
Walk among the free-flying residents of this warm conservatory filled with exotic plants.
Learn how turbines transform wind into green energy, and track the Museum's Wind Lab energy production.
Get an up-close view of this 65-million-year-old fossil, discovered in the Dakota Badlands in 2004.
Discover the real energy sappers and savers in the home, and explore ways that you can make a difference.
Explore the Milky Way Galaxy to discover a range of information about our universe.
Check out fossils and life-size models to learn how paleontologists compile evidence and change the way we view these extinct animals.
Put an animal skeleton together, touch a real fossil, or observe a variety of live animals up close.
The Museum's Hall of Human Life exhibition revolutionizes how people understand their own biology.
Visit this viewing area for a peek at some of the stars of the Museum's Live Animal presentations.
Experience the mathematical concept of ratio in this interactive exhibit.
Enjoy the wonder of mathematics and the beauty of post-modern design.
Learn the Museum's story through artifacts and interactive displays — from the "Chamber of Curiosities" to visions of the future.
Explore the science of the super small in this exhibit developed by Museum-led NISE® Net (Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network)
Observe a reference library of interesting objects, experience enticingly mysterious environments, and participate in activities.
Explore windows into wide-ranging landscapes, model birds, casts of feet, antlers, beaks, and other touchable elements.
Run, jump, swing, and use familiar objects to investigate the pushes and pulls of everyday life.
Encounter dozens of examples of images that, on closer examination, are not what they appear to be at first glance.
Explore the world around you using sight, hearing, touch, and smell.
See original artifacts and animals representing both the life travels of Colonel Francis T. Colby and the mindset of a generation.
Explore the science behind light and color.
See petrified wood from Arizona, Egyptian granite, our own Roxbury puddingstone, and more.
See full-size models of the Apollo and Mercury capsules and a graphic timeline documenting the key era of human space exploration.
Trains, boats, and a real-life steam engine! Explore the history of transportation as you observe actual machines and realistic replicas.
See 30 of Katharine Lane Weems's bronze sculptures of animals displayed in this exhibit, the largest Weems collection in the world.
This exhibit showcases local inventions that have changed the world…and some that are about to!
This new signature experience invites you to observe the connections between natural habitats and engineered designs.
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