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Museum of Science gallery to overlook Charles

For a waterfront building, the Museum of Science has never really taken advantage of its location on the Charles River: Its exhibits hardly mention the river or the marvels of science and engineering that surround it.

That is about to change in a big way with construction of a $21 million gallery overlooking the river that will feature interactive displays on its ecosystem and history, live plant and animal exhibits, and an outdoor garden along the water.

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