Favorite Museums Series #8

California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco:  Leah used to love the dioramas showing prehistoric animals and humans. And the planetarium. “Get your daily dose of wonder.” Start your visit here.

California Academy of Science [credit: Dennis Jarvis]

California Academy of Sciences, diorama in Africa exhibit [credit: Coro]

Morrison Planetrium

Morrison Planetarium, California Academy of Sciences [photo: California Academy of Sciences]

Favorite Museums Series #7

The Oakland Museum, Oakland, California: About the art, history, and science of California.  I worked with them a lot when I was in the museum field.

Oakland CA Museum

 

Oakland CA Museum

Favorite Museums Series #6

The British Museum, London: I went searching for the Bog Man and there he was!  Loved especially the Greek sculpture and Roman glass.

The British Museum (Creative Commons)

Favorite Museums Series #5

The Exploratorium: Museum of Science, Art, and Human Perception, in San Francisco, California. It’s a hands-on science museum. With a science-nerd daughter, I made many visits.
Exploratorium

The Exploratorium (photo: Amy Snyder, Exploratorium)

Exploratorium

Exploratorium indoors (photo: Wikimedia Commons)