Opening Hours for Chinese Spring Festival
The NMNS and its 3 Parks (921 Earthquake Park @ Wufong, Chelungpu Fault Park @ Chushan, and Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park @ Lugu) will be closed on Chinese New Year's Eve (Feb. 18, 2015), but the Museum's Space Theater, 3D Theater, Science Center, the ticketing exhibition "Birth of the Dinosaurs", and the 3 Parks will be open on Chinese New Year's Day (Feb. 19). We will resume to normal work on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Thank you for your kind attention and wish you a happy Chinese New Year!
Forces of Nature & Le Voyage de Noe
The Museum's IMAX Space Theater and 3D Theater will host new films "Forces of Nature" and "Le Voyage de Noe" beginning on the first day of 2015. "Forces of Nature" showcases the awesome spectacle of earthquakes, volcanoes and severe storms as we follow scientists on their groundbreaking quests to understand how these natural disasters are triggered. After coming face-to-face with Earth's most destructive forces, you can join Noe on his adventure at the Zoo as he explores the wildlife and flora around him.
Inspired by Nature: Survival Games of Force and Form
Taking inspiration from nature to solve human problems is the idea behind "biomimicry". Developed by the NMNS curators, the new exhibition in the Museum's 3rd exhibition gallery, Inspired by Nature, is a collection of interesting games of force and form. The exhibition looks at the ways in which nature has been an enduring subject for scientists over the centuries. The exhibition will be open through Sunday, Jun. 28, 2015.
Chinese potted landscapes, a special form of art showing the
natural landscape in flowerpots with miniature plants and rocks as its basic
elements, have been famous for centuries. The Museum presents this potted
landscape exhibition in cooperation with Taichung Plants & Rocks Art
Association at the Oval Square from Dec. 24, 2014 to Jan. 4, 2015. In
addition to getting to know how to create a lush and welcoming landscape around
the home, you can make it a pastime to introduce bits of nature in pots into
their living and working quarters.
When the South Wind Blows - the Documentary Photography of Taixi Village
A documentary photography exhibition "When the South Wind Blows" will be intriguingly hosted by the NMNS in its 2nd exhibition gallery on Friday, Dec. 26. This exhibition shows work by two photographers, Chung Sheng-hsiung and Hsu Cheng-tang, fascinated by the folkways of rural villages in Taiwan. Learn about the real life of Taixi Villagers and their possible fate. Visit our official website for details.
"Brown Bag" Lunch Area Reopening
Welcome to have your lunches in our designated "brown bag" area while visiting the Museum. This lunch area is located on the 2nd floor of the Human Cultures Hall and accompanied by expansive views of the museum campus.
The Digital Archives and E-learning Center located near the
Museum’s centerpiece, the Palaeoloxodon elephant skeleton, will be closed Dec. 5 to
19 due to refurbishment. Every effort has been made to stagger the closure
to ensure the safety and service of our visitors. Please go to our Main Information Center for renting audio guide players or
tablet computers. Your understanding is greatly appreciated.
Pao-teh Passed Away
We are very sad to announce that our first director Han Pao-teh passed
away on Thursday, November 20. Han was part of the Museum for 14 years. He
served as the leader of the preparation for the establishment and the first
director of the Museum. He contributed an incredible amount of time and
expertise to the Museum. His impact on us professionally and personally goes far
beyond the field of museum. We have so much to thank him for and we shall miss
his wisdom and contribution.
NMNS is pleased to announce the call for the 2014 Distinguished Achievement
Award nominations from the Examination Yuan of ROC. The award program was
created to recognize government employees and teams for their exemplary
contributions in civil service. This year, the Museum is one of the two teams
that win the award among 40 competitive teams nationwide.
King of Fragrance
Cymbidiums have been a part of Chinese culture for many centuries, permeating Chinese history, legends, literature, and art. Confucius (551-479BC) referred them to the "King of Fragrance". The Museum will present "King of Fragrance" cymbidium show at the Botanical Garden tomorrow. This flower show is free with admission to the museum. Do not miss the feast of elegant fragrance!
Coral Reef Adventure
a shared passion for discovery and learning, the NMNS once again welcome the
public to enjoy one of the world's most awe-inspiring experiences via "Coral
Reef Adventure", which explores the islands and sun-drenched waters of the
South Pacific. Take a dive without leaving town in this November and December!
We are sorry to announce that the Museum's Collection & Research Gallery is scheduled to
close to the public from Monday, October 27 to Sunday, November 30 for
refurbishment. Every effort has been made to stagger the closure to ensure the
widest possible access for the public.
Birth of the Dinosaurs - Egg and Embryo Fossils from China
Succeeded by four grand exhibitions on dinosaurs, the National Museum of Natural Science is presenting a new story of dinosaur eggs and parenting. The new exhibit titled "Birth of the Dinosaurs - Egg and Embryo Fossils from China" opens October 15, 2014 and runs through April 15, 2015 in the 1st exhibition gallery. Take a rare and exciting look at the life of dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos.
Earthquake Disaster Reduction – Bridging Science, Technology, and
To mark the 15-year anniversary of 921 Earthquake in 1999 and the
10th anniversary of the 921 Earthquake Education Park’s public
opening, the Museum will provide a two-day international symposium named
“Earthquake Disaster Reduction – Bridging Science, Technology, and
Communication” Nov. 18(Tue) - 19(Wed). The international symposium aims to
provide an opportunity to share experiences and lessons of earthquakes, and to
facilitate the discussion of strategies and policies to enhance earthquake
disaster prevention and reduction.
"Brown Bag" Lunch Area Closure
We are sorry to announce that the "brown bag" lunch area (the original
location of Ya-yuan Restaurant) on the 2nd floor of the Museum's Human Cultures
Hall will be closed Oct. 7 & 8 and Nov. 18 for international symposiums. We
apologize for any inconvenience caused.
The Sky Guard of Taiwan and the World
celebrate the 10th anniversary of the launch of FORMOSAT-2, the first Earth
observation satellite developed in Taiwan, the National Space Organization (NSPO) hosts a series of conferences and exhibitions to let
the public know more about its contribution to the nation. This travelling
exhibition is part of its celebration events. In addition to the satellite
programs of Taiwan and FORMOSAT-2's contribution to the nation, the exhibition
also features the satellite's environmental monitoring in Taichung area. The
don't-miss exhibition will be on view at the Museum's 3rd exhibition
gallery from Sep. 12 to Dec. 7, 2014.
World of Semiconductor Gallery on the 2nd floor of the Science
Center will be closed for refurbishment from Sep. 29 to November 7, 2014. We
apologize for any disruption to your visit, and there may be some noisy building
work at times.
NMNS will host an international symposium "A New Look at Science Literacy:
The Next Generation" Oct. 7 & 8, which focuses on integrating
literacy and science instruction, maximizing student learning in both areas, and
affording students enough time to practice crucial communication skills. The
two-day symposium will bring together 6 scholars and experts from Taiwan, USA
and South Korea, including the Director of Science Education Department of the
We are sorry to announce that the Exploring Science Gallery on the lower level of Science
Center will be closed for refurbishment from Oct. 1, 2014 to Jan. 31, 2015. We
apologize for any inconvenience caused.
National Teacher Day Celebration
Teachers are an integral part at the National Museum of Natural
Science. In celebration of National Teacher Day on September 28, the Museum is
opening its door to all educators, free of charge. The Museum is also inviting
educators to the premiere of “The Frogville”. Join us!
Journey into Amazing Caves
two extreme athletes and extreme scientists - Dr. Hazal Barton and Nancy
Aulenbach, as they explore unusual caves looking for important clues about the
Earth's past and microorganisms that inhabit its most extreme environments.
Journey into Amazing Caves will be shown at the Museum’s IMAX Space Theater from Sep. 1 to Oct. 31, 2014.
We are sorry to announce that the SOS
Theater in the atrium of the Global Environment Hall will be closed from
August 18 to September 9, 2014 due to upgrading its audio and projection
systems, and will resume normal hours on Wednesday, September 10. We apologize
for any inconvenience caused.
Building on the success of the 2013 Amazing New Visions: Science Images Exhibition, which
consisted of 60 stunning photos, the Museum is preparing for the 2014 exhibition
with more photos, and it is hoped to continue running the exhibition every year
in the future. Science-loving photographers, join the challenging science images
contest! For more information, please contact Ms. Tan Mei-fang by calling at
04-23226940 x 545、754, email at email@example.com, or Ms. Wang
Xiao-ching 04-23226940 x 232, firstname.lastname@example.org.
August 5 Event
National Grandparents Day 2014 will be August 24. If you are
searching for something special to do for this family day, the Museum invites
you to join our Zentangle event that day. Zentangle is an easy-to-learn method
of creating art from drawing repetitive patterns. It is fascinating, fun, and
relaxing! The topic of the event is "childhood".
Grandparents, bring your
grandchildren! Grandchildren, bring your grandparents! Strengthen your family's
bonds and build your creativity with Zentangle. Online registration is on a
first come, first served basis. For more information, check our web page or call
at 04-23226940 x791.
Journey to the Depths of the Earth: A Geological
The land around us has a deep, dynamic history. Geology is something
people don't yet know they're interested in. Journey to the Depths of the
Earth: A Geological Adventure, which will be presented by the Museum on
Tuesday, July 15, 2014, is an opportunity for people in Taichung area to get to
know the stories of their land. The exhibition will be shown at the corridor
gallery - a pedestrian passageway located on the 2nd floor linking
the Global Environment Hall with the Hall of Human Cultures.
Story of Water
Water is not only the spring of life and the origin of civilization,
but also has a close relationship with the water cycle. The National Museum of
Natural Science will open "Story of Water", a new, special
exhibition designed to engage the public in a dynamic exploration of water on
Friday, July 11, 2014 in the 2nd exhibition gallery and the exhibit
areas in front of the 3D Theater.
How do the scientists and engineers who
are crazy about water apply their creativities to find water, broaden human
horizons and solve water-related problems? What can we do for water in the
future? Come on this science-humanity trip of water discovery with us to find
out the answer.
A New Age of Exploration: National Geographic at 125
The National Museum of Natural Science today opens an extraordinary
exhibition to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the National Geographic
Dive into the depths of the oceans, roam distant lands, discover
hidden places, climb the Earth's highest peaks and journey hand in hand with the
explorers, photographers, scientists and journalists whose discoveries have
shaped our understanding of the world.
A New Age of Exploration:
National Geographic at 125 will be open to the public until January 4,
2015. Do not miss these 150 unique photographs!
Taiwan & Sherlock Holmes 3D
The Museum's 3D Theater will present the premier of the feature-length
documentary 3D Taiwan produced by GENE YOUNG 3D IMAGE
CO., LTD and Sherlock Holmes 3D, which is a 4D attraction film
aimed at visitors attractions such as theme parks and museums, on Tuesday, July
1, 2014. The two films are informative, humorous, fast-paced, and entertaining.
For more information about the films and the histories behind them, visit the
New Age of Exploration: National Geographic at 125
Geographic Society was founded in Washington, D.C., on the night of January 13,
1888. Since then, this unique scientific and educational institution has been a
media for the dissemination of information, and a supporter of missions.
Bringing together storytellers, scientists and explorers, it has supported
numerous epic adventures and expeditions, always at the forefront for the
advancement of science, technology and knowledge in the 125 years since its
birth. On display at the exhibition, “A New Age of Exploration: National
Geographic at 125”, are 150 images that represent important moments in
the Society‘s history, organized into eight themes: organized into eight themes:
“A Photographic History”; “Into the Unknown”; “Wild Lives of Wildlife”; “Violent
Earth”; “Peoples and Cultures”; “Science of the Times”; “Simply Beautiful”; and
Science Learning Center
The Museum's Science Learning Center starts up its service to
the public on June 12, 2014, which is established to promote 12-year compulsory
education of the country. The Center provides a revolutionary platform for
teachers in junior high schools, which makes lesson planning more efficient and
lesson delivery more dynamic. Junior high teachers are cordially invited to
attend our summer learning camps. Visit http://activity.nmns.edu.tw/SLC/index.htm for details and http://apply.nmns.edu.tw/public/activity/320/actAbbr.asp for
Due to maintenance of the four animatronic dinosaurs, the Age of Dinosaurs gallery in the Life Science Hall
will be closed to the public from Tuesday, June 3 to Saturday June 7, 2014.
Every effort has been made to stagger the closure to ensure the widest possible
access for the public. The other galleries are not affected.
Museum Summer Hours
It is no
secret the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung is one of the best
places in the country to visit. The Museum and its three branches (921
Earthquake Education Park, Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park and Chelungpu Fault Preservation
Park) will open 9am - 5pm every day, July 1 - August 31. Make the most of
your summer vacation! Join us!
Summer Science Camp
National Museum of Natural Science has being taken an active role in
cross-strait cooperation and exchange. In addition to two summer science camps
for middle school and high school students in Zhejiang, the Museum, in
cooperation with the Museum's
Culture & Education Foundation and Beijing
Museum of Natural History, offers a camp for middle school students in
Beijing. Similarly, this program provides academic enrichment and the
opportunity to meet Chinese students with similar interests and abilities.
Program participants live in supervised housing and taught by the two museums'
instructors. Academically talented and motivated middle school students will
find the program fun, challenging and rewarding.
- Date: July 22 - 31, 2014
- Visiting Places: museums and ecological parks in Beijing and Inner
- Fee: NT$ 46,500 (passport, visa, Taiwan Compatriot passport excluded)
- Registration starts on May 14, 2014.
- For more information, please call Mr. Chang Hong-chang or Chen Wei-shu at
04-23226940 ext. 353.
Ends of the Earth: the North and South Poles
Climate change is already beginning to transform life on Earth. The
National Museum of Natural Science breaks new ground this May as it hosts the
exciting exhibition 'Ends of the Earth: the North and South
Poles'. This special limited engagement exhibit opens on Wednesday, May
14, 2014, and runs through Sunday, September 14. The exhibit, designed
specifically for families with children or schools with students, explores the
amazing but changing world of Polar Regions through fascinating ways.
International Museum Day
Sunday, May 18 is the International Museum Day of 2014. The 2014 theme
"Museum collections make connections" aims at renovating traditional methods of
engagement adopted by museums in order to remain relevant to their stakeholders.
To focus attention, the National Museum of Natural Science will offer free
admission to its galleries (ticketing exhibition excluded), Science Center, Conservatory, and three Parks (921
Earthquake Park @ Wufong, Chelungpu Park @
Chushan & Fonghuanggu Park @ Lugu). Join us!
The Bird's-Eye View Theater located on the ground floor of
the Global Environment Hall is now open again following a half-year major
restoration project. Four films including A Journey Back Home, Dancing
Constellations, Earth from Space, and Evolution of the Moon
are showing. Catch a flick on the unique screen in the world!
New 'Brown Bag' Lunch Area
Food of any type is not permitted in the Museum galleries. A new
'brown bag' lunch area is temporarily provided for use by visitors on the 2nd
floor of the Museum's Human Cultures Hall (the original location of Ya-yuan
Restaurant). 11am - 2pm; Tuesdays - Fridays.
The Museum's Classroom
Theater on the ground floor of the Global Environment Hall will be closed
April 15-30 for safety review. We apologize for any
Granary Jewelry Taiwanese Quinoa
Taiwanese Quinoa, known as "djulis", is a native cereal plant in
Taiwan. Its uses and nutritional value has drawn more and more attention. The
National Museum of Natural Science presents Granary Jewelry Taiwanese
Quinoa exhibition in partnership with Bureau of Standards,
Metrology & Inspection, R.O.C. and National Pingtung
University of Science & Technology to introduce the ruby of cereals. The
exhibition will be shown in the Botanical Garden's gallery from April 10 through
students in Taiwan, summer represents a unique opportunity to explore what they
truly love doing. In partnership with Zhejiang Museum of
Natural History, the National Museum of Natural Science offers two science
camps for high school and middle school students. The programs provide academic
enrichment and the opportunity to meet Chinese students with similar interests
and abilities. Program participants live in supervised housing and taught by the
two museums' instructors. Academically talented and motivated school students
will find the program fun, challenging and rewarding.
Camp for Middle School Student
- Date: July 9-18
- Visiting Places: Hang-jhou, Tunglu, Thousand-island Lake, Shau-hsing,
Hsing-chang, Ningpo, and Shanghai
- Fee: NT$ 40,000 (passport, visa, Taiwan Compatriot passport excluded)
- Registration starts at 10am, April 15.
Camp for High
- Date: July 7-16
- Visiting Places: Fu-jhou, Wuyi Mountains, Chiaun-jhou, Shamen, and Kinmen
- Fee: NT$ 30,000 (passport, visa, Taiwan Compatriot passport excluded)
- Registration starts at 10am, April 15.
of Children's Day with Balloon Games
all ages love bright and colorful balloons. They are a cheap and cheerful way to
keep kids occupied for hours. An activity of breaking through barricades with
balloons will take place at the National Museum of Natural Science. Join us to
celebrate Children's Day with your children!
- Date: Friday, Saturday, Sunday; April 4, 5, 6, 2014
- Time: 10-12am, 1:30-3:30pm
- Entry: FREE
- Registration: Main Information Center
Center & Theater Reopening
The Museum's Science Center with its IMAX Space Theater will
open again tomorrow (March 19) following a major restoration project. Join us to
know more about modern science, and enjoy giant-screen IMAX films about Sir
Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Antarctic expedition and the awe-inspiring world of a
group of reptiles who ruled the skies 220 million years ago.
Halley and Newton - from Dark to Light
of the most famous and consequential meeting in the history of science took
place in the summer of 1684 when the handsome young astronomer Edmond Halley
paid a visit to Isaac Newton at Cambridge. In partnership with Graduate Institute of Astrophysics, NTU, the National Museum
of Natural Science will present a light-hearted drama about the story between
Newton and Halley at the outdoor Fulfillment Amphitheatre. Come to explore the
physics history of turning the universe inside-out, and enjoy the music and
- Location: Fulfillment Amphitheater, Taichung
- Date & Time: Apr. 19 & 20; 7-9pm
- Fee: Free; no booking
- Entry Time: 6:30-7pm
- Suggestive Carried Item: jacket, raincoat (no umbrella)
- Transportation Information for Theatre
expand our people's understanding about ecological environment and respond to
Lugu's Firefly Festival, Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park @ Lugu - one of the
Museum's branches - is going to host 7 firefly tours. This is a family-oriented
activity. Families, especially firefly lovers, are welcome to register. Within
the limit of 315 participants (45 /per tour), registration will be on a first-come-first-served basis.
- Location: Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park @ Lugu
- Date: Apr. 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 and May 1
- Fee: NT$ 300 (insurance, ticket, dinner & DIY material included)
- Transportation: drive your own vehicle (Route to the Park)
- Carried items: tableware, raincoat, jacket, pants, sneakers
- For more information, please call 049-2753100 ext. 105, fax 049-2753106,
email email@example.com or check our website frequently.
celebration of the annual Children's Day, the National Museum of Natural
Science, including its three parks (921
Earthquake Education Park @ Wufong, Chelungpu Fault
Preservation Park @ Chushan, and Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park @ Lugu), will offer free
admission for children under the age of 12 (ticketing exhibition excluded) on
April 4. Children with member card can tell our Main Information Center and receive 500 points. Join us to
enjoy a full day of fun!
'Alice's Adventure in Wonderland', a classic story
lasting popularity with adults as well as children, is considered to be one of
the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. Now, the little fearless,
outspoken girl is coming to the National Museum of Natural Science.
Alice's Game exhibition is based on the plot and characters in the
story. It is about putting three things together: literature, science, and
entertainment. Visitors will enjoy the exhibition, literature, games, and more.
February 26 Exhibition
Sunshine Moving Elementary School
traveling exhibition titled 'Sunshine Moving Elementary School', presented by
the National Museum of Natural Science in partnership with DELTA Electronics
Foundation, will be showcased at the Museum's plaza on Shi-tun Road from Feb. 27
through Apr. 9, 2014. The exhibition will inspire people of every age to be part
of green revolution with the example of Ming-chuan Elementary School in Namahsia
District, Kaohsiung City.
Part of the Museum's Human Cultures Hall is closed following a safety
review. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
- Chinese Medicine Gallery closed Feb. 11 - 16, 2014.
- Part of Chinese Science & Technology Gallery closed Feb. 13 - 23,
The Chinese New Year holiday season traditionally ends with the
Lantern Festival. Here in Taiwan, the biggest event to celebrate the occasion is
the Taiwan Lantern Festival, which is staged by a different selected city or
county each year. Nantou County is the host this year, and the festival grounds
are in Chung-hsing New Village north of Nantou. The Museum's two parks in Nantou
─ Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park and Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park ─
also take part in the big event with the lanterns of a phoenix (pronounced
'fonghuang' in Chinese) and a big egg shell (the shape of the featured building
of Chelungpu Park) to indicate the location of Fonghuanggu Park and the birth of
Chelungpu Park. The lantern display will last till Feb. 23, 2014. Join us in the
north exhibition area. There are more and more for you to explore!
- One-day itinerary recommended:
921 EarthquakeEducation Park @ Wufong →
Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park @ Chusan → Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology
Park @ Lugu → Taiwan Lantern Festival @ Chunghsing New Village, Nantou
- Two-day itinerary recommended:
The 1st day: National Museum
of Natural Science @ Taichung → 921 Earthquake Education Park @ Wufong; The
2nd day: Chelungpu Fault Preservation Park @ Chusan → Fonghuanggu
Bird & Ecology Park @ Lugu → Taiwan Lantern Festival @ Chunghsing New
Special Hours for Winter Vacation and Chinese Spring Festival
Chinese New Year (also called Chinese Spring Festival) is almost here!
You can plan your holidays better. Fitting in some time at Taichung's National
Museum of Natural Science and its three parks is a great idea. The NMNS and its
three parks (921 Earthquake Education Park at Wufong, Chelungpu Fault
Preservation Park at Chushan, and Fonghuanggu Bird & Ecology Park at Lugu)
will extend hours and even open on Mondays.
- January 20 to February 10: 9am - 5pm; daily (except Chinese New Year
- Closed on the Chinese New Year's Eve (Jan. 30)
- Closed on Chinese New Year's Day (except Museum's theaters, 3 parks, Main
Visitor Center, shops, cafes and the Science of Aliens exhibition)
Naturalist Center Closure
Museum's Naturalist Center will be closed for the preparation work of the
upcoming events related to special exhibition 'DNA Files: Decoding Natural History' as follows:
- Monday, Jan. 20; whole day
- Wednesday, Jan. 22; 9am-1pm
- Thursday, Jan. 23; 1pm-5pm
- Friday, Jan. 24; 9am-1pm
Discovery Room Closure
Children's Discovery Room at the Museum's Science Center will be closed in the mornings of Jan. 21-24
for children's events. Visiting starts at 12:30. We apologize for any
Ya-yuan restaurant & Hwa-tsa cafe vacated their current
location on the 2nd floor of the Museum's Human Cultures Hall when
their leases expired on January 16, 2014. We are exploring all options for
Chinese food. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Writing Forum about Nature
Visitors to the Film Festival of Wildlife Documentaries,
which opened at the National Museum of Natural Science on Sunday, July 15, 2012
with sponsorship from the WildView Taiwan Nature Communication Society, will have the
opportunity of attending a forum about Nature. The Museum, again in
collaboration with the Society and the Endemic Species Research Institute, gets ready for the writing
forum. Nature, science and writing lovers are welcome to join us. For this event
with registration on a first come first served basis, reservations are strongly
recommended. For further details, please call us at 04-23226940 ext. 791 or 248,
or email us to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Date: Saturday, February 15, 2014
- Time: 9am - 5:30pm
- Venus: Museum's Blue Conference Room
from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city is the Museum’s Botanical Garden.
Here in the Garden’s gallery we launch a special exhibition about herbs - one of
the Chinese valuable heritages. This compelling herb show, showcasing over 120
species of herbal plants including some rare ones, demonstrates the evolving
role plants have played in medicine and history since antiquity. In addition to
species cultivated by the Museum’s botanists, some of these beautiful herbals
have been selected from the incomparable collections of Taiwan Agricultural
Research Institute, the largest agronomic and horticultural institute in Taiwan.
This not-to-be-missed herbal show will surely make your day!
Science Center & Theater Closure
From Monday, February 14 ~ Sunday, March 30, 2014 the
Museum’s Science Center with its IMAX
Space Theater will be closed for replacement of the air conditioning system.
At closing time, visitors with tickets to the galleries or 3D
Theater have free admission to the Botanical Garden. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Amazing New Visions: Science Images Exhibition
Taking a camera, shooting a picture is an easy deal. But what about
going further? What about using the pictures to discover science? The National
Museum of Natural Science launches Amazing New Visions: Science Images
Exhibition on Sunday, January 4, 2014 to show the winning pictures of
the previous science photo contest. Join us to share the scientific discoveries
which are portrayed in series of coooooool artistic pictures!