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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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Program(s) starting 03/12/2019

Mar
12
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Asteroids and Celluloid: Space in Film

6:30 PM

Montshire Talks: Space! is a conversation and performance series that examines the intersection of science, space, and culture.

Audience: Adults, Preteens and Teens, Montshire Talks

Cost: Free

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Mar
19
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From Video Games to Satellites: The Evolution of a Career and a CubeSat Program

6:30 PM

Montshire Talks: Space! is a conversation and performance series that examines the intersection of science, space, and culture.

Audience: Adults, Preteens and Teens, Montshire Talks

Cost: Free

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Mar
21
Program

Women in Conservation Series: Laurie Ristino and Beth Perera

6:00 PM

Women in Conservation brings together influential women in conservation to share their inspiring stories.

Audience: Adults, Women in Conservation

Cost: Free

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Mar
26
Program

Explorations in Sound and Vision: A Musical Performance by Sound of Ceres

6:30 PM

Montshire Talks: Space! is a conversation and performance series that examines the intersection of science, space, and culture.

Audience: Adults, Preteens and Teens, Montshire Talks

Cost: Free

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Mar
29
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Homeschoolers Day Science Fair

10:00 AM

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Audience: Families, Homeschoolers

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
01
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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Apr
01
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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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Apr
02
Program

Hanover Garden Club - The Cornish Colony and the Restoration of the Gardens at St. Gaudens

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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Apr
05
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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