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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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Special Event(s) starting 05/15/2019

May
24
Special Event

Member Preview of Mindbender Mansion

5:30 PM

Enter an eclectic world of puzzles, brainteasers and interactive challenges guaranteed to test the skills of even the most experienced puzzlers. Visitors of all ages will enjoy…

Audience: Families, Children, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free

This Event is for Members Only

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May
25
Special Event

Mindbender Mansion opens

10:00 AM

Audience: Families, Children, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jul
06
Special Event

Botanical Investigation Day

11:00 AM

11:00 Nature Up Close – Head outside to collect local plant samples and use our portable microscopes to find the unexpected. Science Park Pavilion. 12:00 Dissecting…

Audience: Families, Children, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Jul
20
Special Event

Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

10:30 AM

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…

Audience: Families, Children, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
02
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

Activities

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
03
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

Activities

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
04
Special Event

Montshire Block Party: An Outdoor Engineering Weekend

10:30 AM

Activities

Audience: Families, Children, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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Aug
17
Special Event

Mindbender Montshire

11:00 AM

After Images– Use your eyes to trick your mind into seeing the impossible. Discovery Lab. Master Mazes – Test yourself with non-traditional mazes that push your…

Audience: Families, Children, Adults, Preteens and Teens

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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