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Your Guide to the Best Eats at HMNS
October 8, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

By Christine Dougherty (Editor’s Notes: The Periodic Table is under small renovations. We will update soon.) Exploring our five floors of exhibits can leave you feeling hungry. Fear not! We’ve got you covered. I’ve been working in Visitor Services for over eight years now. I spent the first four of those years in the Box […]

The Megalodon Swims into the World of Gaming
August 5, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Megalodon: The Monster Gets Virtual In celebration of Shark Week’s end, I see no greater reason to push the Mighty Megalodon to the surface. While the modern-day shark seems to be making recent headlines off the shores of Florida and Hawaii by way of attack, I tend to like my sharks a bit more pixelated […]

Our Summer Scouts Programs Are CLAW-some!
July 1, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

Hi, everyone. Karl here! I’m the resident raptor at the Museum. You’ve probably seen me hanging out by the elevators outside the Education Office. I mostly spend my time there unless someone takes me on an adventure around the Museum. Sometimes I get to go to conferences to tell people about all the amazing things […]

Hilarious Stuff Kids Say At Our Museum
June 11, 2019 · Be The First To Comment

By Jayme Schlimper, Overnight Program Manager and Curator of Education Collections If you’re looking for a laugh today, you’re in the right spot. Everyone knows that kids say the darndest things and now that Summer Camps@HMNS is in full swing there have been quite a few interesting conversations I’ve overheard in the hallways. Here are […]



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