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What's New
Toledo science center reinvents itself: COSI to be Imagination Station
The Toledo Blade (6/29)
When Toledo's science center reopens this fall, there will be a refreshed look, unique exhibits, and the promise of a brand new experience of fun and science.

Great Lakes invaders go digital
Michigan Radio (11/20)
In an effort by more than 20 museums and universities around the Great Lakes region, more than 2,500 species of plants, fish and mollusks will be invading the internet soon.

Inviting invasives to the digital world
Great Lakes Echo (11/13)
Great Lakes researchers are working on a project that will allow online access to over 1.7 million regional plant and animal specimens, including 2,500 species.

Friends of the Parks sue to keep Lucas Museum off Chicago's lakefront
CBS Chicago (11/13)
A parks advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago, seeking to block plans to keep filmmaker George Lucas’ proposed museum off the lakefront.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center treats sick, injured wildlife
The Plain Dealer (11/10)
The wildlife rehabilitation program at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center in Ohio has treated everything from tiny baby hummingbirds to a more imposing pelican and American eagle.

Tourism chief touts Ohio’s top attractions
The Toledo Blade (11/7)
Visitors of Toledo, Ohio, contribute six billion dollars to the area economy. One popular attraction in the area is the National Museum of the Great Lakes.

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General Resources
Great Lakes Museums and Historic Vessels
Marine museums, associations and historic vessels in the Great Lakes region.

Lake Superior Marine Museum Association
LSMMA seeks to acquire, preserve and exhibit marine artifacts and to present programs pertaining to Lake Superior and to disseminate such information to the general public through museum attendance, newsletters and meetings.

Muséocapitale
Provides a listing of Québec's museums.

The Biosphère
Environment Canada
Opened in 1995 as the only museum of water in America dedicated to the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes, the Biosphère heightens public awareness of water's importance and the necessity to protect it.

U.S. Coast Guard Museum
Exhibits in the small and selective U.S. Coast Guard Museum span the two hundred year history of America's premier maritime service.

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State and Provincial Resources
ILLINOIS
Chicago Children's Museum
Hands On! Children's Art Museum of Chicago
Illinois State Museum System
Museum of Science and Industry
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Dusable Museum of African-American History
The Field Museum

 
INDIANA
Evansville Museum of Arts and Science
Indiana State Museum
Indiana University Art Museum
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Snite Museum of Art
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

 
MICHIGAN
Dennos Museum Center
Detroit Institute of Arts
Great Lakes Children's Museum
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Kresge Art Center
Michigan Historical Museum
University of Michigan Museum of Art

 
MINNESOTA
Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum
Great Lakes Aquarium
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Museum of American Art
Science Museum of Minnesota

 
NEW YORK
American Museum of Natural History
Brooklyn Museum of Art
Buffalo Museum of Science
Guggenheim Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art
New York State Museum
Strong Museum

 
OHIO
Cincinnati Art Museum
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art
Columbus Museum of Art
Great Lakes Science Center
Inland Seas Maritime Museum
The Kent State University Museum
The Miami University Art Museum
The Toledo Museum of Art

 
ONTARIO
Art Gallery of Ontario
Burlington Art Centre
Canadian Aviation Museum
Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Science and Technology Museum
Canadian War Museum
London Museum of Archaeology
Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Museum for Textiles
National Gallery of Canada
Ontario Science Center
Royal Ontario Museum
Thunder Bay Museum

 
PENNSYLVANIA
Andy Warhol Museum
Carnegie Museum of Art
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Institute of Contemporary Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
U.S. Brig Niagara

 
QUEBEC
Canadian Centre for Architecture
Canadian Museum of Civilization
McCord Museum of Canadian History
Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
Musée de L'abeille (Honey Economuseum)
Musée de Québec
Museum of Civilization, Quebec City
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

 
WISCONSIN
Geology Museum
House on the Rock
Kenosha Public Museum
Kenosha Public Museum
Madison Art Center
Madison's Children's Museum
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee Public Museum
Wisconsin Maritime Museum

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Related Resources
GLIN: Arts in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Festivals in the Great Lakes Region
GLIN: Historic Sites in the Great Lakes Region

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