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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

1:00pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

1:00pm

Tidal Pool - Tidal Pool

Animal Program

1:30pm

Science Theater - Science Theater, First Floor

Education Program

2:00pm

The Sky Tonight - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

2:15pm

Zookeeper Talks - Discovery Zoo

Animal Program

2:30pm

Do Lab

Education Program

3:00pm

Space Park 360 - Caryl D. Philips Space Theater

Planetarium Show

4:00pm

Otter Talk

Animal Program

4:00pm

Space Next

Planetarium Show

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Past Events & Activities

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

Tuesday Mar. 28 10:00 AM

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Spring Break Camps

Registration Opens on January 23, 2017 for Spring Break Camps at the Boonshoft Museum

Make the most of your staycation Spring Break with One-Day Camps at the Boonshoft Museum on March 28, 30; April 4, 6, 11, 13! Appropriate for ages 6-8, campers can choose from one of two themes... Learn More

Friday Mar. 17 9:00 AM

KongFest

In time to celebrate the return to the big screen, join our Education Department for a weekend of labs and other activities themed around the "eighth wonder of the world":... Learn More

Saturday Mar. 4 11:00 AM

World Wildlife Day Celebration

Join us for UN World Wildlife Day (WWD), a global celebration of the many beautiful and varied forms of wild animals and plants on our planet! Schedule* Roaming Animals Throughout... Learn More

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