Calendar of Events
America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66October 8, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Special Exhibition on display Oct. 8th – Dec. 17th
Route 66 is emblematic of the American experience. Nearly every aspect of 20th century United States history is reflected in the story of the people and events along the Mother Road. Nearly a hundred years of highway culture can be found on the route that millions of people travel on every year, either in its entirety or in segments.
America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 takes visitors on a geographical and historical tour of this iconic highway that stretches 2,448 miles and crosses through eight states. The exhibit features stories, artifacts, and images, as well as several inter-actives. America’s Road also features a photo essay created by photographer and author, Russell Olsen, who researched and photographed 75 classic Route 66 service stations, motor courts, cafes, and scenes.
Museum closed – Dec. 19th through Jan. 2ndDecember 19, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Please note the Museum will be closed from Dec. 19th until Jan. 2nd. We will re-open on Jan. 3rd at 9:00 am. We would like to wish you and yours a
Happy Holiday and a Happy New Year!
When the Earth ShakesJanuary 14, 2017 - May 31, 2017
Hold on tight! Get ready for earthquakes and tsunamis! Jump on the Quake Karaoke platform and match an earthquake seismogram! Build your structure, set it on a “beach,” and launch a wave in the 16-ft Tsunami Tank! Then replay the impact in slow-mo and improve your design. Complete Puzzled Earth, the plate tectonic puzzle, before time runs out and the pieces fall! Spin through geologic time to make Earth’s continents move and re-form. Be an engineer as you design and build structures to withstand earthquakes on the Shake Table. Find out what engineers do to keep our world safer…When the Earth Shakes!