Friday, September 7, 2007

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs, Arkansas

Mid-America Science Museum
500 Mid-America Boulevard
Hot Springs, AR 71913
800-632-0583 or 501-767-3461

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs, Arkansas welcomes you to a great family attraction where science electrifies, technology surrounds, imagination blooms, and wonders never cease. It is the largest hands-on science center in Arkansas and a wonderful tourism destination. Discover, create, and experiment to make learning fun in the first Smithsonian Affiliate in Arkansas. Mid-America Museum is the perfect place for school field trips, family reunions, birthday parties, summer science camps, scout "camp-ins", weddings, special events, and corporate parties.

Adventure through "Underground Arkansas"- a gigantic indoor cave filled with awesome chambers, bridges, tunnels and slides-or experience the light, motion and sound of the "Virtual Reality Simulator." See the largest conical Tesla Coil in "Caged Lightning," "Laser Light Shows" and get your hair raised! Experience over 100 exciting, hands-on exhibits. Become a naturalist, an explorer, or an inventor, ready to find new places and experience new things in the world around us, in over 100 hands-on exhibits. Ever changing programs, interactive exhibits, and outreach programs are designed for all ages to enjoy.

Shop at the Discovery Depot Gift Shop, enjoy a snack in the restaurant or picnic area, or explore the nature trail where many species of birds and other wildlife inhabit over twenty acres of beautiful Arkansas woodlands. There is ample free parking and special rates for groups of ten or more with advanced reservations.

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