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Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site – Parks Day

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Parks Day

Join us for our annual Parks Day celebrations! There’s always family fun to be found at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, but today we’re kicking things up a notch: make and fly your own kite, and be amazed by some fun and surprising experiments!

Get a rare glimpse into the extraordinary heart and mind of a world-famous inventor whose genius helped shape the modern world. Pull the curtain back on Alexander Graham Bell’s interests and inventions, spanning airplanes and kites, to deaf education and artificial respiration. Feel his legacy come to life as you explore remarkable artifacts, photos and full-scale replicas that mark his masterful career as an engineer, inventor, scientist and humanitarian.