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Waterfowl-watching river cruise at CBMM October 24

Waterfowl-watching river cruise at CBMM October 24

| September 30, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., is offering a waterfowl-watching river cruise on Friday, October 24 with Chester River Field Research Station ornithologists Dan Small and Maren Gimpel. The 90-minute cruise aboard the historic 1920 buy boat Winnie Estelle departs from CBMM at 8 a.m. for best bird watching along the Miles […]

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Friends of Big Bone announces visitor center revitalization at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Friends of Big Bone announces visitor center revitalization at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

| September 10, 2014

Funding from R.C. Durr Foundation allows Cincinnati Museum Center exhibits team to redesign visitor center UNION, KY – Friends of Big Bone (FOBB), Big Bone Lick State Historic Site (BBL) and Cincinnati Museum Center announce Phase 1 of the revitalization of Big Bone Lick’s visitor center through a $70,000 grant from the R.C. Durr Foundation. […]

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New aquarium opens in Duke Energy Children’s Museum June 28

New aquarium opens in Duke Energy Children’s Museum June 28

| June 27, 2014

Cincinnati Museum Center welcomes collection of turtles and fish home with ribbon cutting ceremony CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is unveiling a new aquarium in the Duke Energy Children’s Museum on Saturday, June 28. The Duke Energy Children’s Museum will be hosting family-friendly activities including watercolor mural painting from 10 – 11 a.m. before special […]

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Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

Eagle Scout project helps uncover Ice Age fossils

| June 27, 2014

Local scout works with Cincinnati Museum Center to process fossils CINCINNATI – Local Boy Scout Ryan DiMisa recently led a group of 14 youth and adults through a one-day, intensive project to uncover Ice Age fossils from buckets of gravel that the Geier Collections & Research Center at Cincinnati Museum Center had collected more than […]

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Two new OMNIMAX® films take you on a journey of a lifetime

Two new OMNIMAX® films take you on a journey of a lifetime

| June 14, 2014

Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Hidden Universe debut June 13 at Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Museum Center is taking you halfway around the world and beyond the stars with two new OMNIMAX® films opening in their five-story domed theater. Island of Lemurs: Madagascar and Hidden Universe open in the Robert D. Lindner Family […]

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Bruce Museum opens Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea

| April 7, 2014

The Bruce Museum in Greenwich presents Extreme Habitats: Into the Deep Sea an exhibition on view now through November 9, 2014. Explore the vast and extraordinary deep sea, the last frontier on this planet. Discover the extremophiles that form the foundation of a hydrothermal vent Witness the bizarre appearances and adaptations of deep-sea species Learn […]

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Smithsonian Museums Reveal New Species of Large, Feathered Dinosaur

| March 22, 2014

A team of scientists from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the University of Utah has described an unusual bird-like dinosaur previously unknown to science, resembling a cross between a modern emu and a reptile. The new species, Anzu wyliei, lived 68 to 66 million years ago […]

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