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Model trains make tracks for holidays

miSci’s train exhibit an annual favorite for all ages

The model train exhibit at miSci brings families together during the holidays. This year, the exhibit will begin Saturday, Dec. 8.

The model train exhibit at miSci brings families together during the holidays. This year, the exhibit will begin Saturday, Dec. 8. Submitted Photo

— The holiday train display is included in a museum admission. In addition to the trains, visitors can attend interactive Science Discovery Demos, which are hands-on activities led by educators. December’s topics include chemistry and chromatography.

“It’s just a nice way to get kids interested in science and engineering,” Hunter said.

The museum will added a new interactive exhibition called “Seeing” from San Francisco’s Exploratorium, which will be open through June 2, 2013.

The model trains exhibit will be up and running every Saturday and Sunday from Dec. 8 to Dec. 31 from 12 to 3 p.m. The trains will also run during “School Break Week,” Wednesday, Dec. 26 to Friday, Dec. 28 from 12 to 2 p.m. January showings will also be held. The museum is located at 15 Nott Terrace Heights in Schenectady. Admission to miSci runs from $6.50 for children to $9.50 for adults.

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