BOSTON (CBS) — Is Boston’s Museum of Science the best science museum in the country? Here’s your chance to weigh in.
The museum is a nominee for “Best Science Museum” in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards. Fans can vote for their favorite museum every day for the next two weeks before the votes are tallied.READ MORE: Man Facing Charges After Dog Is Stolen From Car In Cambridge
Boston’s Museum of Science was 17th in the leaderboard as of Tuesday morning. Leading the early voting was the Center of Science and Industry in Ohio, the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey and the Tellus Science Museum in Georgia.READ MORE: Everett Woman Celebrates Mother's Day A Year After Giving Birth To Twins While Having COVID-19
“Inside the halls of the Museum of Science in Boston, curious visitors can stroll through a butterfly garden, learn about the 300 species of birds found in New England, harness the power of wind turbines, gaze at 65-million-year-old dinosaur fossils, explore how light moves through the cosmos or dive into the science of nanotechnology,” USA Today wrote.
In March the museum announced plans to honor Boston native and “Star Trek” legend Leonard Nimoy with a “Live Long And Prosper” sculpture.MORE NEWS: Nahant Receives $3 Million Donation To Help With Land Fight Against Northeastern University
Click here to see all the nominees and to vote.