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Exhibition Details

Exhibition Name:

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering

Description: Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering tells compelling stories of engineers and users who design and use technologies to help themselves and others achieve their goals—from everyday routines to lifelong dreams.

This exhibition offers visitors a chance to explore and create a range of low tech and high tech tools that restore and extend human abilities. Throughout, visitors experience the creative, dynamic engineering process, which involves the user every step of the way.

From customized wheelchairs for off-roading, to a vest that lets you feel music, to neuroprosthetic limbs controlled by a user’s thoughts, Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering showcases an innovative field of engineering that improves our lives every day.

This exhibition was created by the New York Hall of Science in partnership with OMSI and the Quality of Life Technology Center through funding from the National Science Foundation (award number 1010507).
Category: Science & Technology
Primarily Consists Of: Hands-On Activities
Cost: $35,000 + shipping *ask about near-term pricing for Summer 2020!
Size: 2,500 square feet
Venue Length: 3 months / 6 months
Availability: Summer 2020 & beyond
Special Requirements: Please contact OMSI for any special requirements.
Previous Venues: OMSI | Portland, OR
New York Hall of Science | Queens, NY
Grapevine History Museum | Grapevine, TX
Cleveland Museum of Natural History | Cleveland, OH
Creative Discovery Museum | Chattanooga, TN
Discovery Center at Murfree Spring | Murfreesboro, TN
Minnetrista | Muncie, IN
Montshire Museum of Science | Montshire, VT
Exploration Place | Wichita, KS
Children's Science Explorium | Boca Raton, FL
Museum of Discovery | Little Rock, AK
The Health Museum | Houston, TX
Springfield Museums | Springfield, MA
Kentucky Science Center | Louisville, KY
Orlando Science Center | Orlando, FL
Tellus Science Museum | Cartersville, GA
Organization: Oregon Museum of Science & Industry
Contact: Catherine Diaz
Address: 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, 97214 United States
Phone: 503-797-4628
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