Cook's Natural Science Museum

Member Rating 3 out of 5 by NiteOwlTX on March 24, 2006

I think it would be appropriate for a museum funded by the local pest control company to lead off with an exhibit on insects and other home intruders. The first exhibit is on rats, rat traps, and other things that you wish you didn't know. Next, you will find a couple of glass cases full of area insects, including roaches and termites, with remedies to prevent them from invading your home.

The museum then opens up to a much larger scale. Based mostly on local animals, you can see much of the local wildlife stuffed and poised for guests. Everything from porcupines to grizzly bears are represented here.

There are even some interactive exhibits that match the users knowledge of local animals to the pictures of the wildlife. There is also a brief film showing the various wildlife from the area.

I recommend this attraction for anyone traveling through the area, who is interested in local wildlife, entomology, or other natural sciences. Also, families with children will find this museum entertaining.

Cook's Natural Science Museum
412 13th Street South East
Decatur, Alabama, 35601
(256) 350-9347

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