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Behind the Scenes

Monday, February 20

Noon to 4 p.m.

You love the Science Museum, but do you know what it takes to make it tick? Join us as we explore the relationship between nature and legend through the museum’s objects and specimens. The Collections Vault will be open and activated by museum staff and volunteers giving the public access to objects not normally on display.

Free with museum admission.

Monday, February 20 Highlights

  • See objects not on display, including the museum’s collections of archaeology, ethnology, paleontology, and biology
  • See a real “jackalope” that is part of the collection
  • Test your knowledge about lakes in Minnesota
  • Learn about the museum’s seed collection
  • Discover how animals are preserved for future study
  • Notice details on insects you have never observed before
  • Hear about new Science Museum archaeology projects
  • Develop theories on who made fossilized footprints
  • View objects that depict mythical creatures
  • And so much more!
Behind the Scenes