The events of the Cold War brought about the nuclear arms race between the USSR and the United States. Emotions, fears and apprehensions ran at a dangerous level, but peace prevailed. Visitors will learn how close we came to another war before the end of the Cold War. This exhibit explores the eras of the 1950’s to the 1990’s and tracks the expansion of the nuclear weapon complex, the arms control measures used, and world events that lead to the collapse of the Soviet Union and ending of the Cold War era. Artifacts include bombs, broken arrows and missiles that were contained in stockpiles of the United States, England and USSR.
Experience the all encompassing world of science, technology, engineering, art and math as interpreted by photographers from around the world, November 7 through January 3, 2016.Learn More
Museum members will receive 20% off purchases made in the Museum Gift Store on December 12 & 13 - double the regular discount!Learn More
Enroll your young scientist to experience the wonders of science this winter break, December 21-23 and 28-30, 2015!Learn More