IMNH Presents the 2nd Annual Muggle Magic: Real Science from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

It’s back! The 2nd Annual Muggle Magic will be held at IMNH on Saturday, October 19th from 11 am – 2 pm.

Herbology, Mythical Creatures, Potions and more! Meet an owl in Owlery and hunt for the Golden Snitch. Dress …

Experience the Enigma

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The Idaho Museum of Natural History is offering the unique opportunity to experience one of the last working German encrypting machines from World War II, the Enigma, on loan from the National Security Agency.

Join us for a special free …

Stories of American Indian Code Talkers Revealed in Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

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“My language was my weapon.”

—David Patterson (Navajo), 4th Div., U.S. Marine Corps.

When the United States issued the call to arms in World Wars I and II, American Indians answered as warriors. Some men discovered that words—in their Native …