Museum Issues Call to Baseball Fans Across The Country: Be A Part of New Exhibit

BOSTON — Beginning May 1, the Museum of Science, Boston, one of the world’s largest science centers and New England’s most-attended cultural institution will offer baseball fans from around the country the opportunity to be featured during the Boston run of the traveling exhibition Baseball As America. Read the rest of this entry »


Museum of Science’s Mugar Omni Theater Transports Viewers with The Alps

BOSTON — Audiences will scale the breathtaking Swiss Alps when the large-format film The Alps opens in the newly renovated Mugar Omni Theater on February 29, 2008. This powerful film centers on one man’s quest to conquer the infamous North Face of the Eiger. Located at the core of the Alps, the Eiger is one of the world’s most celebrated, yet treacherous peaks. “Against a backdrop of overwhelming beauty, The Alps is a true-life story of extraordinary courage,” says director Stephen Judson. The Alps follows the journey of John Harlin III, who literally follows in his father’s footsteps. Read the rest of this entry »

Sea Monsters Sighting at the Museum of Science, Boston

Giant-Screen Film Opens on New England’s Only 180-Degree Dome Screen

BOSTON — On December 22, 2007, Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure will open in the newly renovated Mugar Omni Theater at the Museum of Science, Boston. Eighty million years ago, Earth was a very different place. Europe was small group of Islands and places like U.S. Midwest were completely underwater. Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure transports viewers back to this world and brings them face to face with the dinosaurs of the deep.

Sea Monsters follows a family of Dolichorhynchops , also known as “Dollies,” as they swim ancient waters inhabited by fascinating creatures like saber-toothed fish, prehistoric sharks, and giant squid. Audiences will discover how scientists have been able to identify the physical and behavioral characteristics of these animals with the help of modern-day technologies. Read the rest of this entry »