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9 Innovative Museums Your Kids Will Love

Marcia Simmons | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology
Marcia Simmons

Want to foster a new generation of innovators? Bring your kids to these inspirational museums of science, industry, and technology.

LOOK: 'Science Selfies' Put Spotlight On YOU

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2013 | Science

Science is all around us, and nearly everyone can get involved -- from conducting a critical lab experiment to strolling through a natural history mus...

LOOK: Top 10 Science Museums To Visit This Summer

The Huffington Post | Adam Toobin | Posted 07.09.2013 | Science

With summer in full swing, the season offers vacationers the opportunity to explore and engage with the wonders of science. But where are the best sci...

Visionary Inventor's Lab Bought, Will Become Museum

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 07.07.2013 | Science

MINEOLA, N.Y. — A New York community group that raised $1.3 million in a six-week online fundraising effort has purchased a laboratory once used...

Republican Leader Ponies Up To Save Cultural Institution

Posted 06.07.2012 | Detroit

Republican National Committee Finance Chairman, former ambassador to Slovakia, businessman and now, cultural patron? Detroit News columnist Daniel ...

Lucas Kavner

Gallery Seeks 'Strange Bedfellows' With A Social Conscience

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home

When the Science Gallery opened in Dublin in 2008, officials expected only about 50,000 visitors a year. They got a lot more. Over a million people ha...

Lucas Kavner

Will Smith Tells High Schoolers The Secret To His Career

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.24.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- The Hayden Planetarium at Manhattan's Natural History Museum has been home to many famous voices over the last decade. Tom Hanks, Liam...

Designing Interactive Museum Exhibits: Three Ways to Increase Audience Engagement

Lilia Ziamou | Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts
Lilia Ziamou

Museums are increasingly creating interactive exhibits as a way to increase audience engagement. This raises a natural question: What are the elements of an exhibit that prompt visitor interaction?

Two-Headed Fetus and Other Oddities in the Gold Coast

Priya Malhotra | Posted 01.09.2012 | Chicago
Priya Malhotra

If you're interested in architecture, art, or scenic views, the International Museum of Surgical Science might be the place for you. But if you're interested in surgical history this museum is the place for you.