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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 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Irish Skies

How will the skies appear above Dublin, Ireland on March 17th? Learn more about how your location on Earth affects your view of the night sky at this informative talk,... 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

Friday Mar. 10 3:00 PM

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ALERT: Early Close

The Museum will close at 3:00 p.m. in preparation for Eureka, an annual fundraising event.

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    #NationalSuperheroDay = same day as #GeekFest2017. Coincidence? We think not! #hero #villain #somewhereinthemiddle https://t.co/tyWp2WD6DZ

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    Don't miss #GeekFest tonight, #NationalAstronomyDay tomorrow... #allastronomyallthetime 🔭🌌🚀 https://t.co/tyWp2WD6DZ… https://t.co/v9MSggSvd4