Boston's Museum of Science

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This fun and interesting video makes me want to go to Boston for a daytrip so I can go to the fabulous Museum of Science! [3:28].

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0 Responses to Boston's Museum of Science

  1. Doug Alder says:

    Looks like a lot of fun. I’ve always made a point oto go to the Ontario Science Center (http://www.ontariosciencecentre.ca/) anytime I get back East to Toronto

  2. Laura says:

    They didn’t even mention the world’s largest Van de Graaff generator! They do regular “lightning” shows with it. The MoS is pretty awesome, and after the Larry Summers women-in-science brouhaha a few years ago they had a couple of days where women got in for free. That’s the last time I went; I’ve since moved away from that fair city.

  3. Bansry says:

    This video was really exciting to watch! I really think going to museums like this one really make people enjoy science instead of the boring stuff like trying to memorize the periodic table for a test they have that week. This way people can really experience science first hand and plus the gift shop just puts the icing on the cake!