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Saturday Aug. 17 10:00 AM

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Super Science Saturday: STEM-a-Palooza

Just in time for back to school! Join us for a day of special programs, science demonstrations, planetarium shows, and more as we look at all-things-STEM.  Admission to Super... Learn More

Friday Aug. 16 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: Moons

Are the moons of the Solar System more interesting than the planets? In this one hour long program, take an in depth look at a few of the almost 200 moons... Learn More

Sunday Jul. 21 9:00 AM

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Sensory Sunday

Sunday, July 21, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. - Noon The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery's Sensory Sunday program* offers extended hours for local families who could benefit from a less stimulating... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 20 10:30 AM

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Apollo 11 Celebration

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing!

Join us for a day of programs in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing! From rocket demonstrations to gravity experiments, explore the science of space exploration. Discover... Learn More

Friday Jul. 19 7:00 PM

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Evening of Astronomy: From the Earth to the Moon

Celebrate With Us On the Eve of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Join us for a few of our Astronomy staff's favorite episodes of From the Earth to the Moon! This amazing 12-part HBO miniseries was co-produced by Ron Howard, Brian... Learn More

Saturday Jul. 13 11:15 AM

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World Snake Day

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Saturday, July 13, 2019 We're celebrating our slithery reptile friends with a day of public programming that features the Museum's various species of snakes. Learn about the biology of these... Learn More

Thursday Jul. 4 10:00 AM

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Red White & Boonshoft

Included with regular admission; members are admitted FREE!

Join us for this indoor/outdoor Fourth of July celebration! The day is packed with the best indoor fireworks display in town, along with explosive demonstrations, experiments, live animals, games,... Learn More

Saturday Jun. 22 10:00 AM

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GeekFest Family Day

Calling geeks of all ages!

GeekFest Family Day Saturday, June 22 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The family that cosplays together… is just really cool, in our eyes! The Boonshoft Museum is calling all gamers,... Learn More

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