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We always have fun and exciting things to share with you.  Please check back often for exhibit information and openings, event details, special Air Zoo visitors, educationand  program announcements and soooo much more!

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Category: hands-on learning

A Table, a Timeline, and the Visual Representation of Gender at the Air Zoo

Designed to serve as the hub of the Air Zoo’s Women in Air & Space exhibit series, our Women in Air & Space Interactive Timeline not only allowed us to share the stories of more than 50 inspirational women with our guests, but it also called upon a commitment to expanding diversity, equity, accessibility, inclusion, and the visual representation of gender on our exhibit floor. Just as we began to dream our women’s timeline into action, the Air Zoo received a... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Monday, Jul 12, 2021
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Hands-on traveling exhibit at the Air Zoo puts YOU in the astronaut’s seat!

Space exploration just took an exciting turn at the Air Zoo in Portage, MI, with the recent addition of an interactive traveling summer exhibit named “Be the Astronaut.” This hands-on and highly immersive experience is well-suited for space fans of all ages and will be on site for guests through September 12, 2021.  Air Zoo visitors will have the opportunity to experience the wonders of space as they are guided through three training stations by virtual spaceflight experts,... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Monday, Jun 7, 2021
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Game Changers Makes US debut as Air Zoo’s 2019 Traveling Exhibit!

Portage, MI , February 5, 2019 – The Air Zoo is excited to announce their visiting exhibition of 2019, Game Changers , is now open to the public as it makes its US debut right here in Portage, MI. This interactive exhibit developed and produced by Ingenium – Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation, provides visitors with a hands-on multi-sensory experience like no other.  Game Changers  is a highly interactive and immersive travelling exhibit that explores... Read More
Posted by Nikki Statler at Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019
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