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April 1968: Congratulations to our 1,000,000th visitor

 

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Thinker Behind the Museum

  (Francis Miller with a student visitor at the Hall of Science, circa 1967.) Francis Miller was the first Executive Director of the Hall of Science.¬† He oversaw operations in the Transportation area at the 1964-65 World’s Fair, which included the Hall of Science. He…

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“More fun than hooky”

When the Hall of Science opened as a museum in September 1966, it was an instant attraction. In the first three weeks, 25,000 people visited. “Frankly the acceptance of the Hall has passed everyone’s wildest expectations,”¬†Francis Miller, the Executive Director, was quoted in the World…

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