EUREKA! In the News

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MCPL visited EUREKA! for a behind-the-scenes tour! Check out their visit for a virtual tour of the museum!

EUREKA! Environmental Institute Teaches Science and Outdoor Skills, While Building Confidence in Kids

By Kristen Lummis | Spoke + Blossom

When Adam Bavier joined the staff at EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum in February 2020, there was no way he could have imagined the positive impact he — and the museum — would have on kids during this tumultuous year.... Read more

A Marvel of Science

By Katie Langford | The Daily Sentinel

Walking through the doors of the new Eureka! McConnell Science Museum is like walking into a science and math-inspired candy land. Gaze upon ethereal, cloud-like jellyfish in the biology exhibit ... Read more

Homegrown wunderkind also a savvy entrepreneur

By Charles Ashby | The Daily Sentinel

Science isn't just for geeks. It's for entrepreneurial geeks, too, and Grand Junction's own Ryan Patterson is proof positive of that. Patterson, the scientist, Patterson the engineer is also ... Read more

Colorado Mesa students welcome new engineering building

By Gary Harmon | The Daily Sentinel

Colorado Mesa University engineering students are bridging the gulf between lecture and experiment in the new engineering building. Read more

Museum Replicates River

By Katie Langford | The Daily Sentinel

Nearly 700 gallons of water flows through a towering tank in the Eureka! McConnell Science Museum, down and through a winding, waist-high, 40-foot-long feature that mirrors the Colorado River. The ... Read more

Trailblazing with the Eureka! McConnell Science Museum

Alpine Bank

The new Eureka! McConnell Science Museum (EMSM) is off to a running start! With several new exhibits and a much bigger space, they are attracting visitors from all over the state. To salute the trailblazing museum, Alpine Bank Grand Junction held a celebration in April to highlight what they are doing for kids and science … Read more

Interactive exhibits at new science museum in Grand Junction

By Jason Burger | KKCO 11 News

After its grand opening, the Eureka! McConnell Science Museum has some new additions that are fun for all ages. Although the museum caters mostly to kids, there ... Read more

EUREKA! Explorations

The Beacon Senior News

Eureka! McConnell Science Museum has discovered a new niche with seniors. For years, this nonprofit, operated by a small staff and large group of dedicated volunteers, has brought math and science to life for thousands of kids. Read More