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  Alaska
Anchorage
Imaginarium
737 West 5th Ave #G
Suite 140
Anchorage AK 99501
Phone 907 276-3179
Web Site www.imaginarium.org
Description Childrens Science & technology museum, marine touch tank
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children

 
Alabama
Birmingham
McWane Center Discovery 2000
200 19th Street N
Birmingham AL 35203
Phone 205 714-8300
Web Site www.mcwane.org
Description hands-on exhibits, environment, technology, life sciences, communication
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX

Meyer Planetarium
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham Southern College
Birmingham AL 35254
Phone 205 226-4770
Web Site www.bsc.edu/Administration/planetarium/default.htm
Description limited weekday hours for the public
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
 
  Alabama
Dauphin Island
Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island AL 36528
Phone 334 861-2141
Web Site www.disl.org
Description Marine Biology, "Touch Tanks", exhibits on estuary system, living marsh boardwalk, Billy Goat Hole with replica French sailing vessel
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

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Alabama
Huntsville
SciQuest
102 D Wynn Drive
Huntsville AL 35805
Phone 256 837-0606
Web Site www.sci-quest.org
E-mail sci-quest@sci-quest.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

Alabama
Huntsville
U S Space & Rocket Center
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville AL 35805
Phone 256 721-7183
Web Site www.spacefun.com
E-mail guestservices@spacecamp.com
Alt Web www.ussrc.com/
Description Largest collection of missiles & rockets in the world.
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Space

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Alabama
Mobile
Gulf Coast Exploreum
65 Government Street
PO Box 1968
Mobile AL 36602
Phone 334 208-6873
Web Site www.exploreum.net
E-mail information@exploreum.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

Alabama
Montgomery
Alabama Science Center
244 Dexter Ave
Montgomery AL 36104
Phone 334 832-3303
Web Site www.alapower.com/science/home.htm
Toll Free 800 554-6328
E-mail claire1.edwards@apc.com
Description 50 hands-on exhibits
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

 
  Arkansas
Fayetteville
U AR Arthropod Museum
U Arkansas
Fayetteville AR 72701
Phone 479 575-4795
Web Site http://www.uark.edu/depts/entomolo/museum/museum.html
E-mail mailto:jbarnes@comp.uark.edu
Description insects and other arthropods -- limited public access
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus  Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Entomology

Arkansas
Hot Springs
Mid-America Science Museum
500 Mid-America Boulevard
Hot Springs AR 71913
Phone 501 767-3461
Web Site http://www.direclynx.net/~masm/
Toll Free 800 632-0583
E-mail masm@direclynx.net
Description energy, life, matter and perception
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
 
  Arkansas
Little Rock
Aerospace Education Center
3201 E Roosevelt Rd
Little Rock AR 72206
Phone 501 376-IMAX
Web Site www.aerospaced.org/
Description
Type of Resource
Science
Field of Study/Science Facility
Space
Research /Reading
Library
 

  AR

  Little Rock

  Museum of Discovery

  500 East Markham Street

  Suite 150

  Little Rock  AR   72201    

  Phone  501 396-7050

  Web Site www.amod.org/

  Toll Free 800 880-6475

  Description  hands on telecommunications, robotics, electricity, light & color, live

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Etymology

  Collection A-F  Dolls

  New or Updated:  9/4/2007

Arkansas
Little Rock
U of Arkansas at Little Rock Planetarium
2801 South University Avenue
Little Rock AR 72204
Phone 501 569-3277
Alt Phone 501 569-3259
Web Site http://planetarium.ualr.edu/
E-mail planetarium@ualr.edu
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

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  Arizona
Biosphere 2
Address
Phone
Web Site www.bio2.edu
Toll Free 800 828-2462
Description failed attempt to create a sealed atmosphere for space travel now provides tours, conducts experiments
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Ecology
 
 

  AZ

  Phoenix

  Arizona Science Center

  600 East Washington Street

  Phoenix AZ    85004    

  Phone  602 716-2000

  Web Site http://www.azscience.org/

  Description  more than 300 hands on exhibits

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  1/6/2007


Arizona
Portal
Am Museum of Natural History Southwest Research
PO Box 16553
Portal AZ 85632
Phone 520 558-2396
Web Site http://research.amnh.org/swrs/contact.html
Description a place for scientists to do research -- not open to public
Type of Resource Science
 
 

  AZ

  Tucson

  Flandrau Science Center Planetarium

  1601 East University

  U Arizona

  Tucson  AZ  85719    

  Phone 520 621-7827

  Web Site www.flandrau.org

  E-mail mailto:fsc@email.arizona.edu

  Description  public access observatory, reopened OCT 2006

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Owner/Operator:  University of Arizona

  New or Updated:           11/9/2006

 
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