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Science Museum of Virginia Announces Gift from Altria Group

A recent leadership gift of $1 million from the Altria Group will enable the museum to advance its statewide outreach strategy to engage middle-grades students in hands-on STEM learning after school. “Altria has been generous with both its philanthropic dollars and its intellectual capital,” explains Museum Director/Chief Wonder Officer Richard Conti. “As leaders in supporting […]

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First mass-produced business computer arrives at The National Museum of Computing

First mass-produced business computer arrives at The National Museum of Computing

One of the first mass-produced business computers has been rescued from the scrapheap for the third time in its 50-year history. The ICT 1301, also known as Flossie, has just arrived for storage at The National Museum of Computing where plans are being made to bring it back to life and put it on display […]

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San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Opens

San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum Opens

The San Luis Obispo Railroad Museum opened in its new home in the freight house in San Luis Obispo’s Historic Railroad District on October 12. The museum is located in and around the circa 1894 Southern Pacific freight house at 1940 Santa Barbara Avenue. It sits trackside next to the busy Union Pacific main line […]

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Evansville Museum announces On The Air: The Early Days Of Radio And Television In Evansville

The Evansville Museum presents On The Air: The Early Days Of Radio And Television In Evansville an exhibition on view October 13, 2013 – January 12, 2014. The Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau Center for History and Science will feature an exhibition examining the development of these two mediums in our city. This exhibition that […]

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Air Force Museum to reopen

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. Fall Home School Day, which was originally scheduled for Oct. 7, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later day. Please continue to watch the museum’s website, www.nationalmuseum.af.mil, for information about other museum activities.

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Maine Marine Museum announces Eye Sweet and Fair: Naval Architecture, Lofting, and Modeling

The Maine Marine Museum in Bath presents Eye Sweet and Fair: Naval Architecture, Lofting, and Modeling an exhibition on view June 14, 2014 — Sept. 28, 2014. The most important, most mysterious and, arguably, the most beautiful portion of a ship is rarely seen, for it remains underwater. Long before a ship is launched, the […]

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Museum Celebrates Sept. 21 Arrival of 1935 Lockheed Electra Airliner

Museum Celebrates Sept. 21 Arrival of 1935 Lockheed Electra Airliner

Special events, music, speakers, half-price for visitors dressed in 1930s-style SEATTLE, – The long-awaited fly-in arrival of the Museum’s 1935 Lockheed Electra is scheduled for Sept. 21 at 1:45 p.m. After 78 years in service, this will be the plane’s final flight. The rare airliner is the same type as Amelia Earhart’s famous plane, and […]

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Field Museum of Natural History presents Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom

Field Museum of Natural History presents Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom

The Field Museum of Natural History presents Fractured: North Dakota’s Oil Boom an exhibition on view now through Mon Jan 20, 2014. Journey to the prairies of North Dakota with nationally acclaimed photographer Terry Evans and award-winning journalist and filmmaker Elizabeth Farnsworth and explore the impact of the current oil boom on the Williston Basin […]

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National Museum of Natural History announces three exhibitions opening Sept 17

The National Museum of Natural History will open three exhibitions Sept. 17 featuring the interconnected relationship between people and the ocean. The 23,000-square-foot Sant Ocean Hall opened in September 2008 with the mission to share the history of the ocean and its importance to contemporary society with the public. The hall is named for Roger […]

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