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Chevy Humphrey is named the new President and CEO of MSI following a unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees.

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MSI receives a $225,000 grant to digitize its collection, providing free public access to 7,000 artifacts.

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Experience the life‐saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs.

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Discover the secret of the Spirit Bear living in one of the planet's most exquisite and secluded wildernesses. 

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MSI reopens to the public August 1 after being closed for four months, with free admission for all guests through August 14.

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Keep kids engaged this summer with free at-home science activities that explore STEM in the city. Plus, new grab-and-go Science Kits!

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MSI is supporting local hospital and healthcare workers by activating 20 of its 3D printers to make personal protective equipment (PPE).

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MSI extends its closure and offers free resources to encourage families to discover science at home.

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To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, MSI announces its closure.

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President and CEO David Mosena announces plans to retire after leading MSI since 1997.

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MedLab
online simulated medical lab

Using cutting-edge technology and programming, students work as a classroom and take on the role of medical interns, working alongside a virtual doctor to meet their patient, make a diagnosis and prescribe treatment.

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Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
OPENS MARCH 4

Explore more than 80 years of the Marvel Universe with some of Marvel’s most iconic costumes, props and original art. 

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The new Ships Gallery, presented by Captain Dave Truitt, showcases the highlights of ship design and evolution through beautifully detailed model ships.

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Numbers In Nature: A Mirror Maze is MSI's newest permanent exhibit, which explains and exposes mathematical patterns found in nature and features an 1,800-square-foot mirror maze.

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Science Storms explores the extraordinary science behind some of nature’s most powerful and compelling phenomena, including a 40-foot-tall indoor tornado, a tsunami tank and a Tesla coil launching lightning strikes!

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The U-505 Submarine is the only German submarine in the United States, and, now, a national memorial to the 55,000 American sailors who gave their lives on the high seas in WWI and WWII.

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Built from the Museum’s vast Collection and archives, the exhibit tells the U-505’s story through 75 rarely seen artifacts and photographs. 

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YOU! The Experience celebrates the whole "you": mind, body and spirit. See your heart beat 13 feet tall and run inside a human-sized hamster wheel.

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The amazing Colleen Moore's Fairy Castle structure, which took seven years and nearly $500,000 to create in 1935, has been at the Museum since 1949.

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Fast Forward spotlights some of today’s visionaries working toward a limitless, sustainable future.

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Extreme Ice explains and illustrates climate change through stunning photographic documentation and time-lapse videography. 

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See an amazing collection of bicycles, from the earliest prototypes to the latest innovations, in this gallery of bikes.

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