Roberson Museum and Science Center

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The Roberson Museum and Science Center is located in Binghamton, New York. The museum's exhibits focus on art, local history, science and natural history.

The centerpiece of the museum is the 1904 Roberson Mansion, which was designed by local architect C. Edward Vosbury. More contemporary additions to the mansion were added in the 1960s and 1980s, which expanded the exhibit space, included a planetarium, added offices, and upgraded the vaults and collections preparation space.[1]

The museum features changing exhibits and a large model train layout that depicts regional landscapes in the 1950s.[2][3] The museum hosts annual special events, including decorating the Roberson Mansion for the Christmas holidays, a food and wine festival, Halloween activities, science fiction conventions,[4] a model train and doll fair, and more.

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  1. ^ "About Roberson". Roberson Museum and Science Center. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ "New building on Roberson train layou". Pressconnects.com. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Girl Scout Helps Expand Train Exhibit at Roberson Museum in Binghamton!". Girl Scouts of NYPENN Pathways, Inc. August 7, 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  4. ^ Brandi Bailey (August 15, 2013). "'RoberCon' comes to Roberson Museum and Science Center". WBNG. Retrieved 22 September 2014.

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Coordinates: 42°05′37″N 75°55′07″W / 42.0937°N 75.9186°W / 42.0937; -75.9186