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SOS Network members

Members of the network are defined as those institutions that purchased NOAA's Science On a Sphere® (SOS) system for the purpose of display in a public educational setting, as well as those that are actively supporting the network through a NOAA-funded project.

As of 2019, 154 institutions across the world with SOS comprise the SOS Network. These institutions served over 64 million visitors in 2019.

U.S. institutions

Updated August 2020

Institution
City
State
Alaska State Museum
Juneau
AK
Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute (NOAA/NMFS)
Juneau
AK
McWane Science Center
Birmingham
AL
Gulfquest Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico
Mobile
AL
Grand Canyon Visitor Center (NPS)
Grand Canyon
AZ
Lawrence Hall of Science
Berkeley
CA
Orange Coast College Planetarium Costa Mesa CA
Aquarium of the Pacific
Long Beach
CA
Point Reyes National Seashore (NPS)
Marin County
CA
Great Valley Museum – Modesto Junior College
Modesto
CA
NASA Ames Exploration Center
Moffett Field
CA
The Tech Museum of Innovation
San Jose
CA
Discovery Cube Orange County
Santa Ana
CA
Discovery Cube Los Angeles
Sylmar
CA
Fiske Planetarium and Science Center of Colorado University
Boulder
CO
NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory
Boulder
CO
Space Foundation Visitors Center
Colorado Springs
CO
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver
CO
University of Colorado South Denver
Parker
CO
Discovery Museum Bridgeport CT
Buttonwood Park Zoo New Bedford CT
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Washington
DC
Galaxy E3 Elementary
Delray Beach
FL
The IMAG History and Science Center Fort Meyers FL
E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
Freeport
FL
Orlando Science Center
Orlando
FL
Florida State University - EOAS Building Tallahassee FL
Plantation Key School Tavernier FL
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (NASA)
Titusville
FL
South Florida Science Center and Aquarium
West Palm Beach
FL
Museum of Arts and Sciences Macon GA
Imiloa Astronomy Center of Hawaii
Hilo
HI
Bishop Museum
Honolulu
HI
NOAA Inouye Regional Center
Honolulu
HI
Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago
IL
Indiana University, Cyberinfrastructure Building
Bloomington
IN
Fair Oaks Farms Fair Oaks IN
Science Central
Fort Wayne
IN
Maryland Science Center
Baltimore
MD
NOAA's National Center for Weather and Climate Prediction College Park  MD
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt
MD
NOAA Headquarters
Silver Spring
MD
James E. Richmond Science Center
Waldorf
MD
Great Lakes Maritime Heritage Center (NOAA/ONMS)
Alpena
MI
Michigan State University Museum East Lansing MI
Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Kalamazoo
MI
Detroit Zoological Society
Royal Oak
MI
Science Museum of Minnesota
St. Paul
MN
Science City at Union Station
Kansas City
MO
Marine Education Center, University of Southern Mississippi
Ocean Springs
MS
Infinity Science Center/NASA Stennis Visitor Center Stennis Space Center MS
Liberty Science Center Jersey City NJ
Morristown-Beard School Morristown NJ
Museum of Life and Science Durham NC
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Manteo
NC
Imagination Station Science Museum
Wilson
NC
Metropolitan Community College Omaha NE
St. Paul’s School
Concord
NH
Santa Fe Community College
Santa Fe
NM
Wings of Eagles Discovery Center
Horseheads
NY
Rochester Museum and Science Center Rochester NY
The Wild Center
Tupper Lake
NY
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Dayton
OH
NOAA National Severe Storms Laboratory
Norman
OK
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland
OR
Nurture Nature Center
Easton
PA
Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts
Harrisburg
PA
Earth Day Texas
Dallas
TX
International Museum of Art & Science
McAllen
TX
Museum of the Southwest Midland TX
Bay Education Center
Rockport
TX
Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugarland
Sugarland
TX
Clark Planetarium
Salt Lake City
UT
Danville Science Center
Danville
VA
James Madison University
Harrisonburg
VA
Nauticus
Norfolk
VA
Science Museum of Virginia
Richmond
VA
NASA Wallops Flight Facility Visitor Center
Wallops Island
VA
Pacific Science Center
Seattle
WA
Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Monona
WI

Non-U.S. institutions

Updated August 2020

Institution

City

Country

Governor Tauese P.F. Sunia Ocean Center (NOAA/ONMS)
Pago Pago
American Samoa
MOD, University of Australia Adelaide Australia
Queensland Museum Brisbane Australia
ITAIPU Binacional  Parana Brazil
Instituto Oceanografico da Universidade de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo
Brazil
TELUS World of Science
Edmonton
Canada
Museum of Natural History
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada
EcoParque Los Yarumos
Manizales
Colombia
Techmania Science Center
Pilsen
Czech Republic
Alternator Science Center
Trebic
Czech Republic
Climate Planet Aarhus Denmark
Visual Climate Center
Holeby
Denmark
Heureka, The Finnish Science Centre
Vantaa
Finland
Cite des Sciences et de L’Industrie
Paris
France
Cite de L’Espace
Toulouse
France
Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Hong Kong
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum
Bangalore
India
Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre Chennai India
Science City Kolkata Kolkata India
Nehru Science Centre Mumbai India
Raman Science Centre Nagpur India
National Science Centre New Delhi India
Srikrishna Science Centre Patna India
Kerala State Science and Technology Museum Thiruvananthapuram India
KSBB Biodiversity Museum Trivandrum India
Room of Science at the Governor's Office Manado Indonesia
Museo delle Scienze
Trento
Italy
Discovery Center
Higashimatsushima
Japan
Macao Science Center Macau Macau Special Administrative Region
Climate Institute
Acapulco
Mexico
Climate Institute
Atlacomulco
Mexico
Climate Institute
Chilpancingo
Mexico
Climate Institute
Ciudad Victoria
Mexico
Climate Institute
Cuernavaca
Mexico
Climate Institute
Metepec
Mexico
Climate Institute at the Natural History Museum
Mexico City
Mexico
Museo del Acero horno3
Monterrey
Mexico
Climate Institute, Planetario de Morelia
Morelia
Mexico
Climate Institute Oaxaca Mexico
Climate Institute
Reynosa
Mexico
Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila
Saltillo
Mexico
Climate Institute
Texcoco
Mexico
Climate Institute
Valle de Bravo
Mexico
Climate Institute, Casa de la Tierra Veracruz Mexico
Climate Institute
Villahermosa
Mexico
Baotou International Convention and Exhibition Center Science Museum Baotou People's Republic of China
Beijing Science Center Beijing People's Republic of China
Beijing Huaxinchuanzi Technology Co., Ltd.
Beijing
People’s Republic of China
China Science and Technology Museum
Beijing
People’s Republic of China
China Weather Channel, Huafeng Group
Beijing
People’s Republic of China
Chongqing Museum of Natural History Chongqing People's Republic of China
Dongguan Meteorology and Astronomy Museum
Dongguan
People’s Republic of China
Second Institute of Oceanography Hangzhou People's Republic of China
Fuzhou Science and Technology Museum
Fuzhou
People’s Republic of China
China Science and Technology Museum - Polar Experience Hall Mohe People's Republic of China
China Beijiko Meteorological Museum
Nanjing
People’s Republic of China
China Nantong Meteorological Museum Nantong People's Republic of China
Sanya Meteorological Bureau Sanya People's Republic of China
China Maritime Museum
Shanghai
People’s Republic of China
Yan'An Science and Technology Museum Yan'An People's Republic of China
Exploreum
Pasay City
Philippines
Daegu National Science Museum
Daegu
Republic of Korea
KIGAM Geological Museum
Daejeon
Republic of Korea
National Youth Space Center
Goheung
Republic of Korea
Gwacheon National Science Museum
Gwacheon
Republic of Korea
Gwangju National Science Museum
Gwangju
Republic of Korea
Science Centre
Singapore
Singapore
National Museum of Marine Science and Technology
Keelung City
Taiwan
National Museum of Natural Science
Taichung
Taiwan
Central Weather Bureau
Taipei
Taiwan
MTA Natural History Museum
Ankara
Turkey
Children’s City
Dubai
United Arab Emirates
National Media Museum Bradford  United Kingdom
Science Museum
London
United Kingdom

Non-SOS institutions

The following organizations contribute to the SOS Network but do not feature an SOS exhibit. Updated August 2020.

Group

City

State

Exploratorium
San Francisco
CA
North American Association for Environmental Education Washington DC
Space Science and Engineering Center of University of Wisconsin
Madison
WI