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Journey back over 500 years and follow the Renaissance master, Leonardo da Vinci, on a journey of innovation, creativity, artistry, science and wonder.
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Part aquarium, part museum, part science center, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium inspires stewardship by creating educational experiences where history and rivers come alive!
Showtimes: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.
Runtime: 4o minutes
Now playing through October 8, 2018
Follow Klinky and her clan as they take on the challenges of living in the unforgiving Kalahari Desert. This tale of strength, survival, family and FUN will delight audiences of all ages!
Showtimes: 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Runtime: 4o minutes
Showing: May 12 - December
Filmed in 18 countries across all seven continents, the film explores the countless ways the airplane affects our lives (even when we don’t fly)--with a fascinating take on history, breathtaking visuals, soaring music, and a truly unique perspective.
Before European settlers arrived in North America, there may have been as many as 500,000 Bald Eagles in what is now the U.S., but by the 1960s and 70s, many states had placed Bald Eagles on their lists of endangered species, due in large part to the increasing popularity of DDT as an insecticide. By July 4, 1976, the Bald Eagle was officially listed as a nationally endangered species. Our Bald Eagle, Butte, was collected shortly after hatching in 1988 by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for a captive breeding program at the San Francisco Zoo. He and his partner Shasta (since passed) were responsible for 12 clutches of eggs, averaging 3 eggs in each. By 1995, the Bald Eagle status was upgraded to Threatened, and by 2007, the Department of the Interior officially removed the Bald Eagle from the Federal List of Endangered and Threatened Species. In 2012, Butte was brought to the Museum & Aquarium to live out his retirement. Butte’s life story speaks to the greater conservation success story of his species, and we are excited to share that story with visitors daily.
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This catcher’s uniform belonged to Al (Alphonse) Donovan, who played for the Dubuque Shamrocks baseball team. The Dubuque Shamrocks were a part of an Illinois-Indiana-Iowa league.
The Museum & Aquarium's vision is to become the world's leader in interpreting and protecting the life, history and culture of our rivers, to create a more global, knowledgeable and engaged citizen. Among our many conservation efforts are citizen science programs, propagation of endangered species, promotion of the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch, and above all else, education.