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Science Museum of Minnesota  The Upper Midwest's must-see, must-do museum, located in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota.

From the Collections Vault: Meeeow - for all of the cat lovers out there! The Chimú, a culture who lived on the north coast of Peru, created this feline decorated spout vessel sometime before 1470 A.D.

Animation brings Pixar's characters to life. It also takes immense time, energy, and expertise. During the production of Up, each Pixar animator produced an average of 4 seconds of animation a week. That's about 96 still images that create the illusion of motion when played at 24 frames per second. #ScienceOfPixar

Congratulations to our KAYSC summer interns! These young educators spent six weeks teaching science, technology, and environmental justice to K-9 students in the community.

Social Science: The Science Behind Pixar is only a week away. Come dressed as your favorite Pixar character for a chance to win special prizes!

#TransformationTuesday Woody, Bullseye, and Jessie style. #ScienceOfPixar

Thank you to everyone who celebrated Pixar Costume Day at the museum! It was a buzz-ing good time. #ScienceOfPixar

There's a real science to how Pixar filmmakers establish sets before creating films. For Ratatouille, Pixar filmmakers created over 270 pieces of food in the computer. Every food item was prepared and styled in a real kitchen, then photographed for reference and eaten. #ScienceOfPixar

Do you know what it takes to make the museum tick? Find out Friday from 12-4 p.m. when we open up our research labs! 🔬

Is the Cell Lab one of your regular stops during your Science Museum visit? Thanks to Medtronic's support, it is for thousands of visitors of all ages who stop in, don a lab coat, gloves, and goggles…and step into the role of a scientist! Stop into the Cell Lab during your next visit to see what it’s all about!

Drawer full of cellphones needing recycling? We're a drop site for @techdumpmn #CellPhoneSummer now until August 1! Reduce clutter. Create Jobs. Protect the environment! Tech Dump is a non-profit that recycles and refurbishes electronics while providing jobs and training for individuals with barriers to employment.

Next Saturday is Pixar Costume Day! We’ll have face painting, hands-on activities, and more. #ScienceOfPixar

See Pixar films like you've never seen them at our latest exhibit, The Science Behind Pixar.

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