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STEAMpunk – Granville Woods at the Museum of Nature & Science 2018

The Museum of Nature and Science, 411 N. Main St., presents, “STEAMpunk – Granville Woods,” at 11:45 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018. The program is free to the public. The content and activities are intended for ages 7 to 12.

Granville Woods was an American inventor and engineer known for inventing the multiplex telegraph, a crucial development in transportation and communication. His telegraph allowed train stations to communicate with moving trains, making train transport much safer. Participants will learn about Woods’ contributions to communication and transportation through demonstrations and hands-on activities.

“STEAMpunk” is offered monthly, highlighting the work of an historic scientist through hands on exploration.

The Museum of Nature and Science is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Saturday. For information, visit the City’s Museum System website or call 575/522-3120.