The following museums and organizations are now ASTC members:
College Park Aviation Museum, College Park, Maryland
Opened in 1998, the College Park Aviation Museum is dedicated to the history and science of flight and aviation innovation. Located on the grounds of the oldest continuously operating airport in the world, the 27,000-square-foot facility includes unique and historic aircraft, exhibits, and hands-on activities for the whole family.
Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, California
The Maturango Museum, founded in 1962, highlights the natural and cultural history of the Upper Mojave Desert, and also serves as an information center for Death Valley and the Northern Mojave Desert. In addition to exhibit galleries, the museum also hosts tours, programs, and events for visitors of all ages.
Curious Beast, Seattle, Washington
Curious Beast designs inspiring environments and experiences. All of their work is guided by a sense of integrity and strong leadership, always open to new ideas.
Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe, Shoreham, New York
The Tesla Science Center at Wardenclyffe is a developing science center located in Nikola Tesla’s only existing laboratory. After raising $1.37 million in an online fundraising campaign to purchase the property, fundraising will continue to restore the building and open the center.
Nobox Creative, Amarillo, Texas
At Nobox Creative, they don’t just think outside of the box. For them, the box doesn’t exist. This full-service marketing firm, specializing in advertising, marketing, public relations, event planning, social media, branding, and brainstorming, creates products and strategies that are unconventional, yet true to the client’s brand and voice.
Breeze Creative, Bnei Atarot, Israel
Breeze Creative creates meaningful and interactive experiences for museums, visitor centers, and other public spaces, and produces a variety of multimedia content, including games and simulators. They strive for creativity, flexibility, and efficiency.
Science Gallery International, Dublin, Ireland
Science and art collide at Science Gallery International, a start-up non-profit designed to support the development of the Global Science Gallery Network. Each Science Gallery created through the network
Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology, and Innovation (COSTI), Colombo, Sri Lanka
COSTI has been working closely with ASTC to develop a national science center showcasing Sri Lankan traditional knowledge, heritage, biodiversity, and innovations. In late January 2014, the Coordinating Workshop for the Establishment of a National Science Center in Sri Lanka brought together more than 100 people involved in the center’s planning and development.
Lake Superior Zoo, Duluth, Minnesota
Since 1923, the Lake Superior Zoo has been inspiring connections to wildlife and action toward conservation through close-up animal experiences including exhibits, animal enrichment demonstrations, educational camps, and more. The zoo spans over 16 acres of hillsides and pines, including Kingsbury Creek.
Lander Children’s Museum, Lander, Wyoming
This museum offers a variety of hands-on exhibits and interactive programs that invite children and their grown-ups to explore, learn, and play together. The 1,900-square-foot facility opened in 2000.
Entering its 20th year, the San Antonio Children’s Museum (SACM) serves children ages 0 to 10 and their parents and caregivers. The SACM is currently building a new home, the Do Seum, which will open in June 2015. With over 65,000 square feet of interior exhibition space and 39,000 square feet of outdoor exhibits, the Do Seum will have a greater emphasis on interactive science, technology, art, and literacy activities.
Swiss Science Center Technorama, Winterthur
Technorama offers visitors the opportunity to explore natural phenomena in an informal, hands-on, self-directed way. With nearly 76,000 square feet of interior exhibition space and more than 500 experiment stations, the center welcomes more than 250,000 visitors each year. Technorama made its debut in 1982.
Is your organization an ASTC member? If not, learn about membership at www.astc.org/membership.