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Parkway South Middle School

Parkway South Middle School Servathon

Parkway South Middle School came the National Museum of Transportation on Friday the 13th of April with hearts and hands to work.  As part of their first ever Servathon, the students removed weeds and put down mulch to beautify each area. We thank the school for sending its students to enhance our islands and peninsulas at the National Museum of Transportation. We will look forward to working with Parkway South Middle School again

Honeysuckle Sweep

Wild Ones – Thanks!

Wild Ones Native Landscaping members, together with a few Missouri Master Naturalists, removed invasive honeysuckle along a creek located across the pond from a train that traverses the park on Thursday, March 15 and Saturday, March 17, as part of Honeysuckle Sweep for Healthy Habitat. To plan a work day for your group, please contact April Anderson at team.nature.ed@gmail.com. To find out why groups like these are helping us get rid of honeysuckle, visit:

STEM engineers marshmallows Barretts Elementary

STEM Marshmallow Museum

Future STEM Engineers and Architects at Barretts Elementary School in the Parkway School District build a Marshmallow Museum to protect our bright yellow engines! The National Museum of Transportation is an avid supporter of STEM endeavors - watch for them at our

Gyrodyne Rotorcycle

Mad Max like Gyrodyne Rotorcycle

Mad Max like Gyrodyne Rotorcycle is on display for your up close perusal at the National Museum of Transportation in our Really Cool Stuff exhibit. This small-sized helicopter was dropped to downed pilots stranded behind enemy lines by the U.S. Navy. This particular model is equipped with Porsche 4-cylinder internal combustion engine. Our rotorcycle is just one of several unique pieces in our Orthwein's visitor center, some never on display before

photo for April STL City Nature Challenge

STL City Nature Challenge

STL City Nature Challenge The National Museum of Transportation is representing St. Louis County in the STL City Nature Challenge on Friday, April 27th, from 10 a.m. to noon, and on Saturday, April 28th, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This global event organized by the citizen science team at iNaturalist is happening in more than 60 different metropolitan regions around the world to promote eco-literacy, collect biodiversity info and encourage connection with local nature in meaningful ways. Bring fully-charged Smartphone Dress for the weather Snap pictures for i-naturalists to see how many plants and critters and other signs of