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Welcome planet-changer! All seven billion people on Earth now surpass natural processes in creating global change. What will Earth be like in 2050 with nine billion people? No one knows the future but one thing for certain is that we need to innovate to ensure that we all thrive on a human-dominated planet. Earth fortunately is now home to the wealthiest, healthiest, most educated, innovative, creative and interconnected populace in history. What do we want our future Earth to be? Learn More
Move, draw, build, experiment, and play with ratio and proportion. The brand-new, hands-on Math Moves! exhibition stimulates imagination and builds math muscle in visitors of all ages. It encourages a collaborative approach to problem solving. Get your hands, mind and body involved in experimenting and exploring ratios and proportions, fractions, geometric similarity, and more. Learn More
The migration to digital technology has begun! The Omnitheater will re-open after the first phase of its renovation with the premiere of Humpback Whales on Friday, October 9.
Mississippi River Visitor Center
Top off your trip to the Science Museum with a visit to the National Park Service's Mississippi River Visitor Center. Located just inside the museum's Kellogg Boulevard entrance, the Visitor Center is staffed by rangers from the National Park Service who will share information about the 72-mile corridor called the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area and offer tips on canoe trips, biking and hiking trails, and more. See exhibits about river biology, culture, and history. Learn More