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Celebrating the first lunar steps!

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

  • Participate in hands-on science activities
  • Learn about the technology used to send a person to the Moon
  • Speak to an astronaut about life in space
  • Discover the history behind the Apollo program
  • Watch footage of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking their first lunar steps
  • AND MORE!

Remember:

Stop by the “photo booth” to take a picture as one of the mathematicians/human computers whose calculations were critical to the success of NASA’s missions.

Pick up space-inspired treats from Morano Gelato and Blue Sparrow Kitchen.

Donor-level members (Supporting, Contributing, Patron, and River Society members) can relax and enjoy cookies and lemonade at the Donors’ Docking Station in the second floor conference room from 11am–2pm.

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From meteorites to moon maps, astronomers to astronaut ice cream, it will be a day full of exciting science experiences as we celebrate one of the greatest accomplishments in space exploration!

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Events starting 02/01/2019

Feb
01
Program

Montshire Makers

6:30 PM

Montshire Makers is a program designed for curious and creative kids in grades 6–9.

Audience: Preteens and Teens, Montshire Makers

Location: Classroom

Cost: Pre-registration, $8; at the door, $12 (members), Pre-registration, $12; at the door, $15 (non-members)

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Feb
02
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Hoopster Gliders

11:00 AM

Learn to build a glider that soars through the air!

Audience: Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
02
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

An activity for adults and children 9 years of age and older.

Audience: Children, Preteens and Teens

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
03
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Color Mixing

11:00 AM

Learn how to mix up colors!

Audience: Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
03
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Mirror, Mirror

3:00 PM

Use mirrors to investigate reflection and symmetry.

Audience: Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
04
Program

Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

10:30 AM

Discover an exciting new tale and learn the science behind the story through fun, hands-on experiments.

Audience: Families, Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

Location: Classroom

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
04
Program

Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

11:30 AM

Discover an exciting new tale and learn the science behind the story through fun, hands-on experiments.

Audience: Families, Books and Beyond: Science for Preschoolers

Location: Classroom

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Feb
05
Program

Hanover Garden Club - Gardening with Expertise and Ease: Growing Older with Your Garden

1:00 PM

A program series produced by the Hanover Garden Club in partnership with the Montshire Museum of Science

Audience: Adults, Hanover Garden Club

Location: Community Room

Cost: Free

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Feb
09
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Microscopic Investigations

11:00 AM

Use hand lenses and microscopes to magnify different items. Discover a new world that can't be seen with the naked eye.

Audience: Families

Location: Science Discovery Lab

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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