permanent exhibits


Meet an Experience Designer

It takes a lot of work – and a lot of people – to make a new museum exhibit. Peggy Monahan is one of the people behind our new Design Lab exhibition opening in June, where museum visitors can engage in activities, experiments and challenges….

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Sports Challenge

Test your skills in a variety of sports and learn the vital role that science plays in sports.

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Seeing the Light

Explore the sense of sight and learn how humans see and perceive color and light.

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Through a combination of hands-on activities and dynamic models, explore how math has impacted our world.

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Rocket Park

Discover some of the rockets and spacecraft that helped initiate the space race.

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Search for Life Beyond Earth

Discover what scientists have learned about life in extreme environments on Earth and how this suggests what kind of life we look for in our Solar System and beyond.

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Feedback Exhibition

Today, we carry around incredibly complex devices in our bags, travel in ever more sophisticated vehicles, and hear talk about artificial intelligence. Each of these has a simple idea in common—mechanical feedback—when a system provides information about the way it is running that allows for…

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Explore the similarities and differences among different kinds of networks.

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