Museum Trips

Museum Membership Has Its (Reciprocal) Privileges

by Gina Martin

When we visited the Schenectady Museum of Science this spring, I signed us up for a family museum membership. At only $65 for a whole year, we get free admission to the museum and four planetarium show tickets for use any time, which is a […]

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Fun and Learning at Boston’s Museum of Science

by Cie McCullough Buschle

On our recent trip out to Boston we made time for a stop at the Museum of Science. Originally established as the Boston Society of Natural History in 1830, the modern MoS has over 500 interactive exhibits and over 100 animals. It started as a […]

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Up Close and Personal with the Fish at New England Aquarium

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Once home to the world’s largest aquarium tank, New England Aquarium still has plenty to boast about. There is a shark and ray touch tank, a tidal pool exhibit for touching and handling various sea creatures, an outdoor seal exhibit, and of course, an abundant […]

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How to Comport Yourself in Today’s World According to George Washington

by Cie McCullough Buschle

How many adults remember their high school writing assignments? For that matter, how high school seniors remember the writing assignments from last year? Not many, that’s for sure. But then, not many high school assignments, writing or otherwise, go on to become little books of […]

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A Generous Giveaway and Historic Exhibit Courtesy of Albany Institute

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Albany Kid and the Albany Institute of History and Art would like to invite you to spend some time with the father of our country.Last Saturday, Albany Institute opened its newest exhibit, First in the Hearts of His Countrymen: George Washington, which will run until May […]

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Maple Syrup in the Capital Region: Get Ready for Sugaring!

by Sandra Foyt

Bright, sunshiny days remind us that warmer days are right around the corner; and that means that sugaring season is upon us. That’s right, it’s almost time once again to pull out the taps, bucket spouts, and sap bags. Alternatively, for those of us less […]

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The Art of Science at The Children’s Museum of Science and Technology

by Sandra Foyt

What do ferns, snowflakes, and cauliflower have in common? Kids in the Art of Science class at The Children’s Museum of Science and Technology discovered that they all share fractal patterns.   Then, they explored these ideas in squishy, messy, hands-on art meets science projects. Fractal […]

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