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  • The museum of science, art, and human perception. The Exploratorium is a leader in the movement to promote the museum as an educational center. This unique museum was founded in 1969 by noted physicist and educator Dr. Frank Oppenheimer, who was director until his death in 1985.

  • Named after its first major benefactor, Marshall Field, this Chicago museum houses encyclopedic collections of more than 20 million biological and geological specimens and cultural objects from around the world. Combining the fields of anthropology, botany, geology, paleontology and zoology, the Museum uses an interdisciplinary approach to increase knowledge about the past, present and future of the physical earth, its plants, animals, people, and their cultures.
  • Located in Boston, MA, this science and technology museum's mission is to develop innovative and interactive exhibits and programs that both entertain and educate.
  • Online exhibits showcase some of the great collections of this museum, based in Oxford, U.K.
  • Learn about the largest collection of historic air and spacecraft in the world.
  • The New York State Museum is dedicated to promoting inquiry and advancing knowledge in the fields of geology, biology, anthropology, and history, through the investigation of material evidence germane to New York State's past, present and future. The Museum shares this knowledge through exhibits and public programs.
  • Find out more about the resources and collections of the British Science Museum. Browse exhibits - tiny exhibits on a variety of topics, including time measurement and railways.