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October 29, 2010 – February 6, 2012
Museum: Smithsonian Castle
Location: Great Hall
Light is a symbol of discovery. On view in a case are objects from the museums' collections related to light. The name of this exhibition is from the theme of the original Children's Room, "Knowledge begins with Wonder."
At the touch-screen table, visitors can try the following hands-on activities: (Table removed 1/9/2012)