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The Wild Center Nominated for Best Science Museum in National Contest

The Wild Center Nominated for Best Science Museum in National Contest

Voting is open and encouraged until Feb. 13

Tupper Lake, N.Y. – The Wild Center is honored to be nominated as "Best Science Museum" in USA
TODAY's 2023 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Friends and fans of the museum are encouraged to
support The Wild Center by voting online, now until Feb. 13.

Chosen by a panel of travel experts, the list of 20 nominees showcases museums across the country
where science and natural history come alive. Among the list are some of the largest science
museums in the country including the Field Museum in Chicago, American Museum of Natural
History in New York City, and the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC.

“It’s an honor to be in the running for a 10Best award alongside other science museums that we
admire,” said The Wild Center’s Marketing Director Nick Gunn, “We’ve received overwhelming
support thus far and we hope it continues. We encourage everyone to vote early, vote often, and
help us recognize the Adirondacks on a national level.”

To vote for The Wild Center, fans can visit and cast their ballot once per day
until polls close at 12 pm EST on Feb. 13. Winners will be announced on Fri., Feb. 24.

For more information about the 10Best Awards and to see the full list of winners across multiple
categories, please visit


About The Wild Center
The Wild Center invites visitors to discover the story of the Adirondacks, and to explore new ways that people and nature can thrive in the same place. Located in Tupper Lake, NY the center uses science-based experiences, exhibits and programs to open new ways to look into the relationship that people have with nature and to promote environmental best practices. The Wild Center’s reimagined experience utilizes Wild Walk and its largely outdoor 115-acre campus.