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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

 

  KS

  Manhattan

  KSU Herbarium

  Division of Biology - Ackert Hall

  Manhattan  KS  66506    

  Phone  913 532-6619

  Web Site http://www.k-state.edu/herbarium/

  Description  200,000 specimens featuring 175,000 ferns, majority from the Great

                    Plains, as old as 1840

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Herbarium

  Research  Library

  Era  1877

  New or Updated:  9/20/2007

 

 
  Kansas
Pittsburg
Pittsburg SU Sperry Herbarium
Dept of Biology
Pittsburg KS 66762
Phone 620 235-4867
Alt Phone 620 235-4740
Web Site http://faculty.pittstate.edu/~slt/sperryherb.htm
E-mail mailto:slt@pittstate.edu
Description 50,000 vascular plant, 5200 bryophytes
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Herbarium

Kansas
Wichita
Lake Afton Public Observatory
Lake Afton County Park
MAIL: Wichita SU, 1845 Fairmount 67260
Wichita KS
Phone 316 978-7827
Web Site http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/
E-mail mailto:observatory@wichita.edu
Alt Web http://www.sedgwick.ks.us/lake_afton/observatory.html
Description programs for the general public on weekends throughout the year
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Observatory

 
 

  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
 

  KS

  Wichita

  Lake Afton Public Observatory

  Lake Afton County Park

  MAIL: Wichita SU, 1845 Fairmount 67260

  Wichita                     KS           67260    

  Phone   316 978-7827

  Web Site  http://webs.wichita.edu/lapo/

  E-mail  mailto:observatory@wichita.edu

  Alt Web  http://www.sedgwick.ks.us/lake_afton/observatory.html

  Description  programs for the general public on weekends throughout the year

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Observatory

  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

  Berea

  Berea College Weatherford Planetarium

  Berea College

  Berea  KY

  Phone   859 985-3351

  Web Site  http://physics.berea.edu/

  Alt Web  http://www.kentuckyliving.com/article.asp?articleid=1311&issueid=231

  Description

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  4/8/2006


  KY
 
Bowling Green
 
Brims Children's Museum
 
1229 Center St
 
Bowling Green  KY   42101  
 
Phone   270 843-9799
 
Web Site  BROKEN http://www.premiernet.net/~brims
 
Alt Web  http://bg.ky.net/Tourism/attractions.html
 
Description  BRIMS Blaster mini-tornado, HO railroad, wind tunnel, Magic Mirrors, 40 exhibits
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Collection G-M  Model Railroad
 
New or Updated:  5/10/2004
 

  KY

  Bowling Green

  Hardin Planetarium

  Department of Physics & Astronomy

  1906 College Heights Blvd #11077

  Bowling Green  KY   42101    

  Phone  270 745-4044

  Web Site  http://physics.wku.edu/

  Description  shows 3 days a eek most weeks

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Owner/Operator:  Western Kentucky U

  New or Updated:   4/6/2006

 

  Kentucky

  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

    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

  LSU Herbarium

  A257 Life Sciences Annex

  Department of Biological Sciences

  Baton Rouge       LA           70803    

  Phone

  Web Site  http://www.herbarium.lsu.edu/

  Description  founded 1869, holds 165,000 specimens, concentrations in lichens and fungi -

                    academic facility, NOT a museum, advance notice necessary

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Herbarium

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             7/24/2005

 

  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

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

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  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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