New Madison Science Museum in the works

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"Madison has a tremendous venue for athletics, tremendous venues for the arts," says David Nelson, a UW professor emeritus of biology. But aside from a few small UW departmental museums, "There really isn't a place to go and hear and see about the history of science in Wisconsin." 

But that's about to change as a new museum is expected to open downtown this summer. Currently, the leading site option for the Madison Science Museum is the entire top floor of the North Carroll Street campus of Madison College.

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