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  Science Museum Pages:  AK-AZ, CA, CO-DE, FL-GAHI-IL, IN-LA, MA-MDME-MIMN-MT, NE-NY, OH-OR, PA-TN, TX-VA, VT-ZZ  

 
Indiana
Bloomington
WonderLab Museum of Science, Health and Technology
116 West 6th Street #1
Bloomington IN 47404
Phone 812 337-1337
Web Site www.woderlab.org/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

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Indiana
Clarksville
Falls of the Ohio State Park
201 Riverside Drive
Mail: PO Box 1327 Jeffersonville 47131
Clarksville IN
Phone 812 280-9970
Web Site http://www.fallsoftheohio.org/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Fossils
 
 

  IN

  Richmond

  Joseph Moore Museum

  801 National Road West

  Richmond  IN  47374    

  Phone  765 983-1303

  Web Site http://www.waynet.org/nonprofit/jos_moore.htm

  Description  Collection features  fossils, since 1847

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  6/9/2007

 
  Kansas
Emporia
Emporia SU Geology Museum
Cram Hall
Emporia
Phone 620 341-5330
Web Site *****
Description
Type of Resource
Science
Primary Focus
Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility
Geology
 

  KS

  Hutchinson

  Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center Museum

  1100 North Plum

  Hutchinson  KS

  Web Site  http://www.cosmo.org/

  Toll Free  800 397-0330

  Description  large collection of Russian and American space suits and artifacts, spacecraft, live  science show, planetarium

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:   12/4/2005

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  Kansas
Louisburg
Powell Observatory
10297 West 263rd Street
MAIL: PO Box 400 Blue Springs MO 64013
Louisburg KS 66053
Phone 913 837-5305
Web Site http://www.askconline.org/powell.htm
Alt Web http://www.digitalp.com/powell-observatory/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Observatory
Owner/Operator: Astronomical Society of Kansas City
 

  KS

  St John

  St John Science Museum

  312 N Main St

  St John  KS   67576    

  Phone   620 549-3818

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.visitgreatbend.com/toat4_2.htm

  Description

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  New or Updated:  12/2/2004
 

  KS

  Wichita

  Exploration Place

  300 N McLean Boulevard

  Wichita  KS   67203    

  Phone   316 263-3373

  Web Site  http://www.exploration.org/

  Description  flight and design, human life, outdoors, weather, fossils, Kansas in Miniature, play  areas, 3 theaters, mini golf

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:   11/19/2005

 

  KY

  Berea

  Berea College Burroughs Geological Museum

  Berea College

  Charles Martin Hall Science Building

  Berea  KY   40404    

  Phone  859 985-3351

  Web Site  http://www.berea.edu/geologymuseum/

  E-mail  mailto:alice_hooker@berea.edu

  Description  over 2200 catalogued specimens of minerals, rocks, gemstones, fossils

                    & artifacts - agate collection

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Geology

  New or Updated:  4/10/2006

 

 

  KY

  Louisville

  Gheens Science Hall & Rauch Planetarium

  U of Louisville

  Louisville  KY

  Phone  502 852-6664

  Web Site http://www.louisville.edu/planetarium/

  Description

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  3/30/2007

 

  KY

  Louisville

  Louisville Science Center

  727 W Main Street

  Louisville  KY   40202    

  Phone   502 561-6100

  Web   http://www.louisvillescience.org/

  Description  hands-on science center, World We Create, World Within Us, World

                    Around Us, KidZone

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Kind of Activity  IMAX

  New or Updated   1/31/2006

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    KY
 
Owensboro
 
Owensboro Area Museum of Science & History
 
220 Daviess Street
 
Owensboro   KY  42303
 
Phone   270 687-2732
 
Web Site  http://www.owensboromuseum.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:information@OwensboroMuseum.com
 
Description  one temporary, 3 permanent galleries, Speedzeum (motorsports), Encounter hands on  area
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
New or Updated:   6/25/2005
 

  LA
 
Alexandria
 
STAR Center
 
1014 3rd Street
 
Alexandria   LA   71301 
 
Phone   318 443-0100
 
Web Site  http://gocenla.thetowntalk.com/112
 
E-mail  mailto:cenlapri@bellsouth.net
 
Description  environmentally oriented facility with hands on activities such as paper making, making rubber stamps from used inner tubes, observing fish hatchery, recycling, astronomy, computers
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology
 
Owner/Operator:  Cenla Pride/Keep Cenla Beautiful

  New or Updated:  6/19/2005

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  Louisiana Arts & Science Center

  100 South River Road

  Baton Rouge  LA

  Phone   225 344-0478

  Web Site  http://www.lasm.org/

  E-mail  mailto:lasm@lasm.org

  Description  museum in reconstructed train station, Egyptian tomb, , interactive science

                    gallery, simulated space station, changing exhibits & Pennington Planetarium

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Building Type   Depot

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  Collection N-Z  Vehicle

  Group Identity   Egyptian

  New or Updated:   8/12/2004

 

  Louisiana
Baton Rouge
LSU Herbarium
A257 Life Sciences Annex
Department of Biological Sciences
Baton Rouge LA 70803
Phone 225 578-8564
Web Site http://www.herbarium.lsu.edu/homepage.html
E-mail mailto:dfergu1@lsu.edu
Alt Web http://www.biology.lsu.edu/facilities/herbarium/
Description founded 1869, holds 165,000 specimens, concentrations in lichens and fungi
Type of Resource Nature
Primary Focus  Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility  Herbarium
Research /Reading  Library
 
 

  LA

  Kenner

  Freeport McMoRan Science Complex

  409 Williams Blvd

  Kenner   LA           70062    

  Phone   504 468-7231

  Web Site  www.rivertownkenner.com/science.html

  Description  planetarium, observatory, full size NASA space station prototype

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Observatory

  New or Updated:             8/23/2005

 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Aquarium of the Americas

  1 Canal Street

  New Orleans    LA           70130    

  Phone   504 565-3033

  Web Site  www.auduboninstitute.org

  Description

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated:             10/7/2005


Louisiana
New Orleans
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
#1 Canal Street
at the River
New Orleans LA 70130
Phone
Web Site http://www.acres.org/aoa_visitor.htm
Toll Free 800 774-7394
E-mail mailto:air@auduboninstitute.org
Description aquatic tunnel through tank, frogs, Seahorses, Jellyfish, sharks, sea otters
Type of Resource Science
Kind of Activity IMAX
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

 

 

  LA

  Ruston

  IDEA Place

  Address

  PO Box 3163 TS

  Ruston                       LA           71720    

  Phone   318 257-2794

  Web Site  http://www.latech.edu/ideaplace/

  E-mail  mailto:gsb006@beta.latech.edu

  Description  life size pterodactyl, 1926 autocar truck

  Type of Resource   Science Museum

  Primary Focus  Children

  New or Updated:           11/16/2005

 

  LA

  Shreveport

  Sci-port Discovery Center

  820 Clyde Fant Parkway

  Shreveport  LA         71101    

  Phone   318 424-3466

  Web Site  http://www.sciport.org/

  Toll Free  877 724-7678

  Description  Exploration Gallery, Demonstration Theater, Children's Discovery Gallery, Physical  Sciences Gallery, Technology Gallery, Bodyworks Gallery

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  New or Updated:           11/24/2005

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