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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

10:30am

Toddler Investigations - Kids Place

Education Program

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

1:30pm

Creative Science - 1st Floor

Education Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:30pm

Science On a Sphere - Tait Auditorium

Education Program

3:00pm

Star of Bethlehem - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

3:30pm

What the Tech? - Outside the Do Lab

Education Program

4:00pm

Otter Talks

Animal Program

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Past Events & Activities

Saturday May. 20 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: Endangered Species Day

Learn more about wildlife in honor of Endangered Species Day!  Join us from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. for the second Super Science Saturday of 2017 as we explore the... Learn More

Saturday May. 13 10:00 PM

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International Migratory Bird Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Did you know that more than 350 species of bird migrate each year? Learn more about our feathered friends on this day dedicated these amazing animals. The 2017 theme, Helping Birds Along... Learn More

Saturday May. 6 11:30 AM

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Salamander Saturday

Found in both tropical and temperate forests, salamanders are a key element to keeping our forests healthy, as their steady diet of insect and arthropod populations – such as ticks... Learn More

Thursday May. 4 11:00 AM

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Star Wars Day

May the Fourth Be With You

Join us for an afternoon of our regular programs -- but dedicated to everyone's favorite galaxy far, far away! 11:30 – What the Tech? Join us in the Do Lab,... Learn More

Saturday Apr. 29 12:00 PM

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Astronomy Day

Whether the light you see in the night sky is from a star that is still "out there" or the remnants of one that ceased to exist thousands – or... Learn More

Friday Apr. 28 6:00 PM

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GeekFest

Tickets now available online!

Gamers, cosplayers, steampunkers, geeks, Trekkies, and nerds unite! The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is hosting its third annual GeekFest and you're invited! Join us for an entire evening of... Learn More

Friday Apr. 21 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Juno to Jupiter

Admission is FREE to the public

The spacecraft Juno, launched in August 2011, began its orbit around Jupiter on July 4, 2016. Learn more about the discoveries that have been made in the past year about the largest planet... Learn More

Saturday Apr. 8 11:00 AM

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Zoo Lovers Day

Did you know that nearly a third of all amphibian species and a fourth of all mammals are now threatened with extinction? Best estimates show that 18,000+ species -- including, birds,... Learn More

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