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Little Builder

Posted 3/27/2020

We are missing having little builders in our Strickly Briks area of the museum, so our Photo of the Week features a little creator! Thanks so Casandra Melke for sharing this moment with us. We hope you are staying safe... Learn More


Moment of Zen

Posted 10/16/2018

Thanks to IGer @annaeb29 for sharing this moment of zen! The aquariums in our Discovery Zoo are a great way to teach about aquatic life and ecosystems -- but they also offer a relaxing bit of calm in the midst... Learn More


Caught in the Act!

Posted 12/7/2017

We see creative kids around the Museum, but this mischievous-looking visitor takes the prize! LEGO creations and giant block robots could be found after his visit -- and bonus points for spelling "Boonshoft" correctly! Thanks to Amy for submitting thes... Learn More


Face-to-Face Encounter

Posted 2/10/2017

Getting down to eye level with a bat-eared fox makes for a memorable living biology lesson – even for our youngest visitors! Thanks to Caity for capturing this shot and sharing it with us via Facebook. Want to be featured... Learn More


Animal Lover

Posted 1/16/2017

Apparently, Santa tried the dolls and princesses this year, but this girl just loves animals more, including the black and green poison dart frogs at the Museum! Thanks to IGer @jennawhipp for sharing this sweet picture of a fellow animal... Learn More


Bird (and Squirrel!) Watching

Posted 1/3/2017

When observing local wildlife in our Treehouse, you never know what you're going to see! From woodpeckers and chickadees to the (massive) squirrels that we just can't seem to keep out of the feeders, there's always something... Learn More


Hanging out in the Treehouse

Posted 11/23/2016

Views of the natural surroundings, and a chance to see local wildlife up close at the windows, makes the Treehouse a favorite stop for many Museum visitors - and @lindsayphotog apparently agrees! She shared this sweet photo, showing that aunts... Learn More


Under the Sea

Posted 11/4/2016

This diorama of the ancient sea floor in Dinos to Dodos has a LONG history at the Museum! It was part of an exhibit that was created in the early 1960s in honor of world-renowned paleontologist August Foerste, but has... Learn More

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