Featuring the restored Gemini 12 spacecraft and artifacts commemorating the 40th anniversary of its mission and other lunar adventures; astro labs and various historical space reading devices; interactive displays on galaxies, planets, and other nonterrestrial entities. The museum's regular sky shows start on the half hour, virtual reality presentations every 90 minutes.
Artifacts from between the Arctic and the tip of South America highlighting 13,000 years of survivor skills utilized by the early Pueblo communities of the American southwest, the Incas of South America, and other cultures throughout the hemisphere.
A permanent exhibition that allows visitors to watch scientists doing genetic research at the museum's Pritzker Laboratory.
This permanent exhibition reopens with displays of gemstones as they're found in nature, after they're cut and polished, and in jewelry by top designers.
Displays about the Amazon basin, Caribbean reefs, waters of the world, and the wild reef of the Indo-Pacific.