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Mid-America Science Museum
is located in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Hot Springs is the 10th most populous city in the U.S. state of Arkansas, the county seat of Garland County, and the principal city of the Hot Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area encompassing all of Garland County...
. It has many permanent exhibits that have been there since the early 1980s, such as a "ball machine" that hits billiard ball
A billiard ball is a small, hard ball used in cue sports, such as carom billiards, pool, and snooker. The number, type, diameter, color, and pattern of the balls differ depending upon the specific game being played...
s all around an elaborate track, and traveling exhibits. It also features a laser light and music show. Several Frederick Roland Emmett kinetic sculptures have been at the museum since it opened including "The Featherstone-Kite Openwork Basketweave Mark Two Gentleman’s Flying Machine", as well as several that appear in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is a 1968 musical film with a script by Roald Dahl and Ken Hughes, and songs by the Sherman Brothers, loosely based on Ian Fleming's novel Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. It starred Dick Van Dyke as Caractacus Potts and Sally Ann Howes as Truly Scrumptious. The...
as inventions of that film's character, Caractacus Potts
Caractacus Potts is one of the main characters in the family film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. He is an eccentric inventor who lives with his twin eight-year-old children, Jeremy & Jemima, and Grandpa Potts, on the Potts' hilltop farm...