Lewes, Delaware: World's Largest Neuron Model

Indoor, 10 feet high and 11 feet wide, lit with twinkly Christmas lights to simulate the synapses that run through the cell.

The Great STEMporium

Address:
18388 Coastal Hwy #10, Lewes, DE
Directions:
The Great STEMporium. South of town, on the west side of DE-1, in the same shopping center as Go Brit and Verizon.
Hours:
Tu-Su 11-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
302-313-5139
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World's Largest Neuron Model.

World's Largest Neuron Model

The world's largest multipolar unmyelinated neuron model is ten feet high and 11 feet wide. It's lit up to simulate the synapses that run through the cell. The 10-foot-tall axon and axon terminals at the base hold up the dendrites that stretch out in an 11-foot-wide canopy over your head. The purple cell body and yellow nucleus are situated just under the dendrites. The model is inside The Great STEMporium, which is an indoor science center for kids with an extensive list of science activities.

[Cari Miller, 06/29/2020]

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