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Science in American Life (Exhibition) (1994: Washington, D.C.) Search this
April 27, 1994
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, "The Torch," April 1994, p. 1.
"Science in American Life" permanent exhibition open at the National Museum of American History. The exhibition demonstrates how science has changed the way American have lived over the last 125 years. It is the first major effort of the museum to examine science in a social and cultural context. The exhibition also includes an interactive education center in the "Hands On Science Center." The exhibition was underwritten by a grant from the American Chemical Society.