Ever wonder about our fascination with toys such as Mr. Potato Head, Barbie, or that old train set that once circled the rug in the living room? Vintage and contemporary toys stir the imaginations of both young and old. And Magrath has plenty of books about vintage and contemporary toy construction, collecting and of course, recreational enjoyment. Come discover more about this fascinating topic in this season's display. It just might bring out the child in you.
Lester Loam: Minnesota's State Soil
On loan to the Soil, Water, and Climate Department
An exhibit celebrating our newly-official state soil, Lester Loam. Lester has also been chosen by the Smithsonian to represent Minnesota soils in its traveling "Dig It!" exhibit on the wonders of dirt.