Feb. 19 - May 1

Included in general admission

The future is now. Be a Popnologist.


Witness science fiction turn into science fact in our all-new spring exhibit, POPnology, on display Feb. 19 – May 1. POPnology, developed by Stage Nine Exhibitions, explores how popular culture has influenced technological advances through a series of immersive experiences and interactive displays. Take control of a Mars rover to complete a mission and watch a live 3D printing demonstration.

The ideas of today are the inventions of tomorrow!

This interactive experience encourages visitors to make connections between popular culture and technology. Explore how innovative thinking, inspired by the stories and movies we love, has led to technological advances that revolutionize the way we live and work.

Guests are encouraged to think about how engineering and imagination can advance technologies and shape our future reality. Try state-of-the-art virtual reality technology while exploring the future of play!

Catch a glimpse of what phones might look like in 2030 as you learn about the revolution of communication technology and its role in our everyday lives. Participate in a Mars rover simulation and see a 3D printed car while you discover the future of transportation on Earth and beyond!

Visitors will also get a close-up look at displays representing some of the most iconic pop culture films of their time, like "Alien", "E.T.", and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind".

Explore how popular culture influences innovation with our spring exhibit, POPnology, on display Feb. 19 – May 1.

Click here for an accessibility and sensory guide to the POPnology exhibit.

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A touring exhibition developed by
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