Photo Friday - Science Museum of Minnesota

Located in the state's capital city of Saint Paul, the Science Museum of Minnesota is an American institution focused on topics in technology, natural history, physical science and mathematics education. Founded in 1907, the non-profit is staffed by over 500 employees and over 1,600 volunteers. It has a variety of features, including permanent exhibits,the Mississippi River Visitor Center, the Collections Vault, Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center and the Youth Science Center. It also hosts special exhibitions, provides exucational activities, and plays films at its Omnitheater and 3D Cinema. The museum's mission statement, "Turn on the science: realizing the potential of policy makers, educators, and individuals to achieve full civic and economic participation in the world", reflects its intention to foster science citizenship for all its publics.

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