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The Louisville Science Center offers a science literacy campaign that aims to encourage exploration of science in the everyday lives of the people. The Center boasts of a rich history, starting from its founding in 1871 in the Public Library System of Kentucky as a ?cabinet of curiosities? up to the time it became established as the leading resource center for informal science education in the region.

The Center features an Egyptian mummy as well as a mineral collection reaching up to 16,000 pieces. Housing about 150 interactive exhibits and activity stations, it has also become Kentucky?s largest hands-on science center. Visitors to the Museum will not only be able to marvel at its extensive collection because the Center also features a four-story IMAX Theatre. It also features teaching laboratories and offers educational programs and distance learning capabilities.

To further stress the significance of the facility to the society, the 2002 Kentucky General Assembly designated the it as the ?State Science Center of Kentucky.? Other things to look forward to visiting the Center include interactive exhibits as well as engaging programs for everyone, both young adult.
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