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  ME

  Bar Harbor

  Mount Desert Oceanarium

  Thomas Bay

  Bar Harbor  ME

  Phone  207 288-5005

  Web Site  http://www.theoceanarium.com/oceanbhsite.html

  E-mail  mailto:theoceanarium@earthlink.com

  Description  lobster museum, hatchery, marsh walk, dalt pond

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Industry /Profession Fishing

  New or Updated:   4/18/2006

Maine
Orono
Maynard Jordan Planetarium
5781 Wingate Hall
Orono ME 04469
Phone 207 581-1341
Web Site http://umainesky.com/
E-mail mailto:alan@umainesky.com
Description public shows in University planetarium
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

 

  ME

  Portland

  Gulf of Maine Research Institute

  350 Commercial St

  Portland  ME    04101    

  Phone  207 772-2321

  Web Site http://octopus.gma.org/

  E-mail  mailto:www@gmri.org

  Description  "aquarium without walls" extensive coverage of space, underwater,

                    oceanographic activities

  Type of Resource  Science

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Oceanography

  New or Updated:   6/13/2007

 

 
Maine
Presque Isle
Northern Maine Museum of Science
Address
Presque Isle ME
Phone
Web Site http://angst.umpi.maine.edu/info/nmms/museum.htm
Description biology, evolution, astronomy, math, geology
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Biology

  ME
 
Southwest Harbor
 
Mount Desert Oceanarium
 
172 Clark Point Road
 
Southwest Harbor  ME  04679    
 
Phone  207 244-7330
 
Web Site  http://www.theoceanarium.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:theoceanarium@panax.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/rtmss/10.328.html
 
Description  touch tank, AV room with sounds of the ocean, 20 tanks of sealife, scallop
                       
 tank, fishing gallery -- also Bar Harbor location
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Oceanarium
 
Industry /Profession  Fishing
 
New or Updated:  10/31/2003

 
    MI
 
Albion
  Albion College Observatory
 
Albion College
  Albion  MI  49224    
 
Phone  517 629-5402
  Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.albion.edu/library/specialcollections/observatory_history.asp
 
Description  one of the oldest actively used telescopes in the US
 
Type of Resource  Science
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Observatory
  Era  1883
  New or Updated:  07/16/2003
 
    MI
  Ann Arbor
  Argus Planetarium
 
601 West Stadium Boulevard
  Ann Arbor MI  48103   
 
Phone  734 994-1771
  Web Site  http://pioneer.aaps.k12.mi.us/dept/plan/
 
Description  available for school groups only, during school hours
 
Type of Resource  Science
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium
  Owner/Operator:  Ann Arbor Public Schools
  New or Updated:  07/20/2003


Michigan
Ann Arbor
U Michigan Herbarium
3600 Varsity Drive
Ann Arbor MI 48108
Phone 734 764-2407
Web Site http://herbarium.lsa.umich.edu/
Description 1.6 millions specimens -- a research facility, not suitable for casual visits
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Herbarium
New or Updated: 06/12/2003

 

  MI

  Ann Arbor

  U Michigan Museum of Zoology

  1109 Geddes Avenue

  Ann Arbor  MI   48109    

  Phone  714 764-0476

  Web Site http://www.ummz.lsa.umich.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:%20mfobrien@umich.edu

  Description  Insects, molluscs, fish, herps, birds, mammals - 15 million specimens,

                    100,000 sound recordings,

  Type of Resource  Science

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Zoology

  New or Updated:  4/24/2007

 

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Michigan
Bloomfield Hills
Cranbrook Institute of Science
39221 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills MI 48403
Phone 248 645-3200
Web Site http://www.cranbrook.edu/institute/index.shtml
Toll Free 877 462-7262
Description Our Dynamic Earth, emerging technology, rocks, astronomy, motion gallery, blues life, mineral study, Reading Objects
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
New or Updated: 06/27/2003

Michigan
Chelsea
Gerald E Eddy Discovery Center
Waterloo Recreation Area
16345 McClure Road
Chelsea MI 48118
Phone 734 475-3170
Web Site http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,1607,7-153-10365_10887-23047--,00.html
Alt Web http://www.reachoutmichigan.org/exploringsci/tourlisting/eddyinfo.html
Description interactive geology exhibits, Waterloo Recreation Area ecology and cultural history
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Geology
New or Updated: 07/11/2003

Michigan
Detroit
Detroit Science Center
5020 John R St
Detroit MI 48202
Phone 313 577-8400
Web Site www.sciencedetroit.org
Description Cyberspace Safari, laser shows, internet exhibit lab
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Kind of Activity IMAX

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  MI

  East Lansing

  MSU Herbarium

  Michigan State University

  East Lansing  MI   48824    

  Phone   517 355-4696

  Web Site  http://www.bpp.msu.edu/herbarium/herb_frames.html

  Description  worldwide plants & fungi, 500,00 specimens

  Type of Resource   Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Herbarium

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  8/2/2004


  Michigan

  East Lansing

  Abrams Planetarium MSU

  400 East Grand River Ave

  East Lansing  MI    48823    

  Phone  517 355-4672

  Web Site www.pa.msu.edu/abrams/

  Description  public shows weekends

  Type of Resource  Science

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  Owner/Operator:  Michigan State University

  New or Updated:  8/22/2007

 
  Michigan
Grand Rapids
Roger B Chaffee Planetarium
272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids MI 49504
Phone 616 456-3663
Web Site www.grmuseum.org/chaffeeplanetarium/chaffee.htm
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium

Michigan
Houghton
Seaman Mineralogical Museum, Michigan Technical U
1400 College Ave
Houghton MI 49931
Phone 906 487-2572
Web Site www.geo.mtu.edu/museum/
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum
Field of Study/Science Facility Minerals

Michigan
Lansing
Impression 5 Science Center
200 Museum Drive
Lansing MI 48933
Phone 517 485-8115
Web Site www.impression5.org/
Alt Web www.voyager.net/impression_5/
Description
Type of Resource Science
 
   
   
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