Are your kids off from school on Monday? Not sure what to do to fill up the day? Bring them to the Science Museum of MN for a behind the scenes day. It’s a rare day when the Collections Vault will be open and activated by museum staff and volunteers giving the public access to objects not normally on display.
**It takes place from noon to 4 and is included with the regular museum admission.
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Peek inside the Science Museum’s state-of-the-art Collections Storage Vault on Monday, January 21! Home to over two million objects, the vault houses artifacts and specimens that span millions of years of Earth’s history and come from all over the world.
See a tooth from Megalodon, the largest species of predatory shark that ever lived. View Inuit artifacts and pre-Columbian textiles, including a shirt from Peru that is over 600 years old. Be dazzled by brightly-colored bird specimens from around the world, and much more.
Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse inside the vault, meet scientists and hear about their favorite objects, and ask questions!
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Kristi is married with twin daughters. She grew up on a small dairy farm, but now lives in the south metro area. She enjoys finding free or thrifty things to do whether they are outings close to home or last minute adventures to far-away places.
Kristi can also be found enjoying estate sales, attempting to garden, volunteering in the wetlands or a favorite thrift store, or maybe just enjoying a good play in one of the many theatre venues in the area.
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