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Gain insight into not only the mind of a genius, but also into the fundamental scientific and artistic principles he discovered.
Learn about efforts to eradicate infectious diseases as well as Boston’s role in treating polio patients and developing a cure.
Take a virtual tour of Acadia National Park in this exhibit, which includes a specimen of every bird found in New England.
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.
Learn about sunlight, wind, moving water, and other self-replenishing sources that generate energy with fewer negative side effects.
The Museum's Hall of Human Life exhibition revolutionizes how people understand their own biology.
Engineers' biographical stories show how the paths to engineering success are as diverse as their remarkable inventions.
Practice thinking like a scientist by investigating different phenomena to try to understand the way the world works.
Visit this viewing area for a peek at some of the stars of the Museum's Live Animal presentations.
Experience a variety of edges, exploring boundaries between land, air, and sea.
Learn about and practice with some of the basic tools that scientists use.
Check out a variety of maps, and try your hand at creating your own.
Experience the mathematical concept of ratio in this interactive exhibit.
Enjoy the wonder of mathematics and the beauty of post-modern design.
Test new methods for developing tiny, flying microrobots called RoboBees.
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 new signature experience invites you to observe the connections between natural habitats and engineered designs.
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