You can travel from the prehistoric to the space age through stunning displays in these state-of-the-art galleries. Ethnology, the natural and physical sciences, and archaeology all get their due on five floors. Highlights include a collection of Egyptian mummies in the Ancient World Gallery, and a beautiful assemblage of Javanese shadow puppets in the World Culture Gallery. There's plenty to keep kids amused, from monster bugs in the Bug House to life-size casts of prehistoric
monsters in the Dinosaurs Gallery.