The Naturalist's Notebook

The Naturalist's Notebook

“Shop + Think,” says the sign outside this Seal Harbor edutainment emporium, and that about sums it up. It’s not quite a museum, not quite a toy or book store, but a kind of whimsical amalgam with exhibits and merchandise that tries to sum up the story of the last 13.8 billion years, from the Big Bang through yesterday.

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