Roberson Museum and Science Center
30 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905 - United States
Located in Downtown Binghamton, NY, Roberson Museum and Science Center offers a number of exhibitions, events, engaging workshops, historic mansion tours, and educational classes for adults and youths. There's always something to see at Roberson Museum and Science Center, whether it's taking a walk though NatureTrek, stepping into one of our art galleries or exhibits, touring through our historic mansion, or catching a show in the Planetarium.
An exploration and celebration of the natural world that surrounds us. Anchored by over 150 mounted specimens from Roberson’s Lee J. Loomis collection, NatureTrek invites you to walk through the established deciduous and transitional forests, wetlands, meadow, and backyard habitats that abound in the Binghamton region.
Earth From Space
Earth from Space is a 20-poster exhibition that gives visitors a orbital perspective of rare views of Earth events, such as the swirling arms of a massive hurricane to the ecological effects from human activity.
Era of Change
Beautifully curated artifacts within the Era of Change exhibition guide visitors through a story of events, advancements, and issues between 1910 and 1930. Women’s suffrage, advancements in advertising, radio, and film, prohibition, labor, immigration, and war to name a few.
Propaganda: Selling a War
Explore the imagery and music that inspired a generation of Americans to take up arms in Europe during the first World War–The War to End All Wars. Browse through the Sawtelle gallery and see these compelling posters from this period.
Haudenosaunee: People of the Longhouse
Explore the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee–their beliefs and philosophy, relationship with the land, and association with the Europeans who migrated to North America. This exhibition uses artifacts, written material, and diagrams to help tell the history of this nation of native peoples.
Roberson is home to the region’s largest public model train exhibition. The layout depicts the 1950s era, with regional landscapes including Binghamton, Johnson City, Owego, Endicott, and parts of Northern Pennsylvania.
The Legacy of Edwin Link
This exhibit includes examples of Link's amazing advancements as a pioneer in aviation, underwater archaeology, and submersibles.
Step back into the Gilded Age and walk through several floors of this historic mansion built by Alanzo and Margaret Roberson. This Italian Renaissance Revival style house had all of the modern conveniences of the time: elevator, gas and electric lighting, and central heat.
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