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Charlottesville
 
Children's Health Museum
 
U VA Health Sciences Center
 
Box 231-94
 
Charlottesville   VA   22908    
 
Phone   434 924-1593
 
Web Site  http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/health-museum/
 
E-mail  mailto:epv4p@virginia.edu
 
Description  small experiential museum, one on one teaches children about the hospital                     experience
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Children
 
Industry /Profession Medical
 
New or Updated:  5/25/2004

 
Virginia
Charlottesville
Leander J McCormick Observatory
U VA Dept of Astronomy
530 McCormick Road
Charlottesville VA 22903
Phone 434 924-7494
Web Site http://www.astro.virginia.edu/
Description historic observatory on university campus
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Observatory

  VA
 
Danville
 
Danville Science Center
 
677 Craighead Street
 
Danville    VA   24541
 
Phone   804 791-5160
 
Web Site  http://www.dsc.smv.org/
 
Description  hands on science exhibits, butterfly greenhouse in former SRR Passenger
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Building Type   Depot
 
New or Updated:   6/6/2004

 

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Virginia Institute of Marine Science
 
College of William & Mary
 
PO Box 1346
 
Gloucester Point    VA   23062    
 
Phone   804 684-7000
 
Alt Phone   804 684-7114
 
Web Site  http://www.vims.edu/
 
Description  Visitor Center has exhibits on marine research, shells, life size models of                     marine mammals
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium
 
Collection N-Z  Sea Shells
 
New or Updated:  5/11/2004

  VA
 
Hampton
 
Virginia Air & Space Center
 
600 Settlers Landing Road
 
Hampton   VA   23669
 
Phone   757 727-0900
 
Web Site  http://www.vasc.org/
 
Description  visitor center for NASA Langley Research Center & Langley AFB
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Kind of Activity   IMAX
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
New or Updated:  5/14/2004

  VA

  Roanoke

  Science Museum of Western Virginia

  One Market Square SE #4

  Roanoke  VA    24011    

  Phone   540 342-5710

  Web Site  http://www.smwv.org/

  Description  science arcade with 40 exhibits, Body Tech, touch tank, simulated rainforest

  Type of Resource   Science

  Primary Focus  Science Museum

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Planetarium

  New or Updated:  7/12/2004


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  Virginia
Virginia Beach
Virginia Marine Science Museum
717 General Booth Boulevard
Virginia Beach VA 23451
Phone 757 441-2374
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Science
Kind of Activity Sea Life

Vermont
Norwich
Montshire Museum of Science, Inc
1 Montshire Road
PO Box 770
Norwich VT 05055
Phone 802 649-2200
Web Site www.valley.net/~mms/
Description hands on nature, physical science, ecology, technology, nature trails
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

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  Vermont
St Johnsbury
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium
1302 Main Street
St Johnsbury VT 05819
Phone 802 748-2372
Web Site www.genghis.com/fairbanks/museum
Description 1800 birds, Japanese netsuke collection
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Natural History
Field of Study/Science Facility Planetarium
Collection G-M Hummingbirds

Washington
Olympia
Hands On Children's Science Museum
106 111th Avenue SW
Olympia WA 98501
Phone 360 956-0818
Web Site www.hocm.org
Alt Web www.wln.com/~deltapac/hocm.html
Description small hands on museum: forests, soil erosion table, computers
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Children

 
  Washington
Seattle
Pacific Science Center
200 2nd Avenue North
Seattle WA 98109
Phone 206 443-2001
Web Site www.pasci.org/default.html
Description
Type of Resource Science
Primary Focus Science Museum

Washington
Seattle
Seattle Aquarium
1483 Alaskan Way Pier 59
Seattle WA 98101
Phone 206 386-4300
Web Site www.seattleaquarium.org
Description
Type of Resource Science
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium

 
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