Explore the latest interactive exhibits, experiences, and learning at miSci.

Explore the latest interactive exhibitions, experiences, and learning opportunities at miSci, which uses its 12,000 square feet of exhibition space to present a unique blend of history and hands-on science, integrating artifact displays with exhibitions around key STEAM topics stressing innovation and technological change.

 

Exhibitions are cross-disciplinary and tell the story and history of scientific innovation. miSci rotates exhibitions every three months, allowing a vast array of topics and ideas to be presented on an annual basis. In addition to those that miSci curates, exhibitions are brought in from partner institutions from around the world. Recent exhibitions have covered topics such as climate change, the evolution of dogs, the history and science of toys, dinosaurs, and the science of the human brain.

 

miSci is home to several permanent exhibitions, including many fun and engaging STEAM-based interactives. These exhibitions address a range of topics, including climate change, renewable energy, the mathematics of design and construction, alternative fuels, and medical technology. 

 

Many of miSci’s exhibitions include artifacts from its extensive collection and archive. Collectively, they tell the stories of scientific innovation and advancement from around the globe. The Museum also houses one of the largest photographic collections in the U.S., with more than 1.6 million prints and negatives that document some of the most significant moments in the history of science and technology.

Engineering the Perfect Shot!

Engineering the Perfect Shot!

On view October 24, 2020 – May 9, 2021

Engineering the Perfect Shot! features nine interactive, miniature golf holes, each designed to demonstrate a concept from the science of physics. Visitors to the exhibition will observe projectile motion, kinetic friction, collision, and more as they play a full round of miniature golf on our nine-hole course. Players will be able to track their progress and plan their shots using a digital scorecard, which is accessible with any smart device and access bonus materials associated with each hole.