Exhibits & Collections

A Year of Exploration

In 2013, children and families explored exciting exhibits that opened their minds to unique learning experiences and transported their imaginations to places they’d never been. From our all-new early learning gallery Playscape, to the fascinating world of AVATAR: The Exhibition and more, there was something to engage all ages. Authentic artifacts and specimens from our world-class collection of 120,000 objects, along with significant loans from collectors and organizations, provided the foundation for family learning.

2013 Exhibits

From showcasing the superpowers of superheroes, to exploring the world of Pandora, to discovering it together in Playscape, the museum provided exhibits that engaged children and their families on every level.

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In 2013, our Collections department obtained a number of important and prestigious loans for use in museum exhibits and programs.