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Mr. Wizard

Photo of Mr. Wizard

A selection of personal papers, files, and other items belonging to the late Don Herbert (Mr. Wizard) introduced visitors to this television educator from the 1950s-1980s who used ordinary household items to explain scientific principles. This display was sponsored by the Museum's Archives Center.