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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 04/12/2019

Apr
12
Special Event

Montshire Unleashed

6:30 PM

Unleash your curiosity at the Montshire’s evenings for adults. Experience the joy of discovery that comes with a trip to the Museum—at night!

Audience: Adults, Montshire Unleashed

Cost: Free (members), $7/$8/$10 (non-members)

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Apr
13
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Building and Engineering

11:00 AM

Build, problem solve, and test your own contraptions – from parachutes to gliders, string telephones to aluminum boats. Build a different project each time – a family…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
13
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

Each Lab Coat Investigation explores a different topic—from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. For adults and kids 9 and up at the…

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
14
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Experiment!

11:00 AM

Try your hand at experimenting with anything from electricity to chemistry, magnetism to colors. Experiment with a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages at…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
14
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Life Sciences Explorations

3:00 PM

Use scientific tools to examine anything from skulls to seeds, anatomy to animal tracking. Explore a different topic each time - a family activity for all ages.

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
15
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for grades 1-2 

9:00 AM

For the curious campers who like to take things apart and put them together, we will open up our toolbox and explore the world of mechanical toys and other devices. Use your new…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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Apr
15
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Building and Engineering

11:00 AM

Build, problem solve, and test your own contraptions – from parachutes to gliders, string telephones to aluminum boats. Build a different project each time – a family…

Audience: Families, Children

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
15
Science Discovery Lab Activity

Lab Coat Investigations

3:00 PM

Each Lab Coat Investigation explores a different topic—from making batteries to using microscopes, extracting DNA to modeling glaciers. For adults and kids 9 and up at the…

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Apr
16
Program

Creative Engineering Camp: Toys and Mechanics for Grades 3-5 

9:00 AM

When it comes to mechanics, it’s what’s on the inside that counts! Join us as we engineer with a bit of whimsy and creativity, and make use of real tools – including a…

Audience: Children, Creative Engineering April Break Camp

Cost: $70/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (members), $80/day (special discount for multiple day sign-ups) (non-members)

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