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New Gecko Exhibit at the Boston Museum of Science

Are your kids obsessed with reptiles?  If so, you’ll definitely want to check out the new Gecko exhibit – being shown for a limited time only at the Boston Museum of Science. From their press release: Included with Exhibit Halls admission, the exhibit explores all aspects of geckos: biology, natural history, their role in human […]

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The Boston Museum of Science presents A Day in Pompeii

From Oct. 2, 2011 – Feb. 12, 2012, the Boston Museum of Science will present A Day in Pompeii.  This 13,000-square-foot touring exhibit exposes museum guests to one of the greatest archaeological treasures ever unearthed. Tickets are on sale now. From the museum – “Admission to Pompeii will be by timed ticket only and will […]

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The All-New Renovated Hayden Planetarium at the Boston Museum of Science

This Sunday, February 13, 2011, the Boston Museum of Science will reopen the Hayden Planetarium after a $9 million, one year renovation, with the show Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond Our Sun. The planetarium’s upgrades include the following: A state-of-the-art Zeiss Starmaster, one of only two in the United States, and the only one on […]

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EurekaFest at the Museum of Science

Description: Watch teams of high school students from across the country compete in an all-day design challenge: build wind turbines powerful enough to hoist garbage cans 40 feet to the Museum’s ceiling! Learn about inventions through hands-on activities with educators from the Museum and Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. The […]

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Free Stargazing at the Museum of Science Observatory

Open every Friday, 8:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Free Tucked away on the roof of the Museum’s parking garage, the Gilliland Observatory is a wonderful resource for our starry-eyed public. Join us on the roof every Friday night for a stellar presentation equipped with a computer-controlled, Celestron CGE 1100 Schmidt Cassegrain telescope and staffed […]

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Museum of Science: Food, Glorious Food: Our Palate vs. Our Planet?

Celebrity foodies Joanne Chang and Corby Kummer, along with national food sustainability expert Helene York, explore the relationship between our love affair with food and our desire to protect the planet. Join us for a conversation about how we can radically redesign what we eat to help the Earth without sacrificing the joy, flavor, and […]

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Earth Month Events at the Boston Museum of Science

Highlighted Earth Month exhibits include: Catching the Wind – where visitors will learn how turbines transform wind into green energy and monitor live wind and power data from the Museum’s own Wind Lab. To kick off the third year of its Firefly Watch, a citizen science project, the museum will host a day long celebration […]

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New Permanent Butterfly Garden Exhibit at the Museum of Science

It may be rainy and cold in Boston right now, but you can still visit a tropical oasis.  The new permanent butterfly garden at the Museum of Science includes blooming planets and free-flying butterflies.   Entrance to the Butterfly Garden is limited to a certain number of individuals at one time to allow all visitors […]

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