Today’s Hours

Zoom into your own body to see the different cells that make up your heart, brain and bones. These trillions of cells are communicating with each other every moment of our lives.

Exhibit Highlights

  • Fly through a virtual cell
  • Walk through a giant maze to see how proteins are made
  • See brain, heart, and muscle cells

For all living organisms the cell is the basic building block of life. Different cells have different characteristics. Learn cell composition, the changing nature of cells and explore the promise of cell-based medical treatments.