Science Museum News

Exh-ribit of Live Frogs Coming to the Science Museum

January 2, 2012

If you’ve never thought of frogs as beautiful, the special exhibit Frogs: A Chorus of Colors will change your mind. Frogs will be on view at the Springfield Science Museum from January 21 through May 13.

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Museum’s Dinosaur Leads Campaign for Donations of Knitwear

December 8, 2011

The Springfield Science Museum’s life-size replica of Tyrannosaurus rex is sporting a warm winter scarf this season.

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Telescope to Focus on Jupiter

October 18, 2011

Stars Club member Mike Kozicki will give a talk about Jupiter at the Springfield Science Museum on Friday, November 4, at 7:30 pm. Following the talk, the museum’s large rooftop telescope will be opened to view the giant planet. If it is cloudy, a planetarium show will be presented instead.

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Museums Seeking Entries in Gingerbread House Competition

October 7, 2011

The Springfield Museums are inviting bakeries, schools, individual bakers and young people to submit design plans to create gingerbread houses that will be on view at the Springfield Science Museum as part of the holiday exhibit “Gingerbread Fantasy.”

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“Molecular Playground” Exhibit Opens at Springfield Science Museum

October 7, 2011

As a way of making science fun and easier to understand, the Springfield Science Museum has partnered with the University of Massachusetts Amherst to install a “molecular playground” at the museum. The interactive display introduces visitors to the beauty of chemicals and molecular structure.

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