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The Division of Historical Scientific Instruments recommends the following for young people interested in the history of science and scientific instruments.

Fun & Games

Games and Simulations at

Science Games, Kids Domain



Cool Science for Curious Kids

Dr. Karl

How Stuff Works

Making the Modern World

Nye Labs

The Science Club

Science News for Kids

The Yuckiest Site on the Internet

Why Is It So?
Online scientific demonstrations!


Local Museums

Connecticut Children’s Museum

Eli Whitney Museum

Peabody Museum of Natural History


Other U.S. Museums

Boston Children’s Museum

Children’s Museum of Manhattan


Museum of Science

National Children’s Museum, Washington, DC