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Special Summer Openings – George Observatory
May 31, 2011 · 1 Comment

Due to popular request, the George Observatory is going to be open to the public on Friday nights in addition to regular Saturday hours.  Come out to see the summer skies! The museum’s Discovery Dome will be set up to show features throughout the evening. Time:  7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Cost:  $5 per person  […]

Do You Know Plants?
May 30, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

This is a question I recently posed to my followers on twitter. Plant nerds do you know your stuff? One ticket to the butterfly center goes to 1st to give Latin name for this plant! http://t.co/3hJOWAb May 19, 2011 12:14 pm via Twitter for iPhoneReplyRetweetFavorite @hortzac Zac Stayton And here’s the photo: Can you name […]

Lots of fun for the loooooong weekend!
May 27, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

It’s Memorial Day weekend – you’ve got lots of time, and we’ve got lots of fun. It’s a match made in weekend heaven. New Exhibit Now Open! Ancient Ukraine: Golden Treasures & Lost Civilizations It’s so new we don’t even have any pictures yet – but you’re not going to want to miss this stunning […]

New Exhibit Now Open! Six Thousand Years of Ukrainian History
May 27, 2011 · 2 Comments

Today’s blog post is brought to you by one of our amazing volunteers, Gail Larsen Peterkin, Ph.D. Her article is about our newest exhibition, Ancient Ukraine, now open! See artifacts from the last six thousand years. Ancient Ukraine: Golden Treasures and Lost Civilizations, which opens today, includes 166 objects from the Museum of National Cultural Heritage PlaTar. […]

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