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Daily Programs

Wednesday, December 31, 1969

11:00am

Seven Wonders

Planetarium Show

Tour the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, and seven wonders of the outer space. Learn More

11:30am

1:00pm

2:00pm

Sky Tonight

Planetarium Show

A live presentation by an astronomer, this is a traditional planetarium stargazing show with stars, planets and constellations. Learn More

2:30pm

Keeper Talk

Animal Program

3:00pm

Wildest Weather in the Solar System

Planetarium Show

A tour of extreme weather in the Solar System on places other than Earth. Learn More

4:00pm

Sunstruck

Planetarium Show

The Sun affects the Earth in many ways both benign and dangerous. Learn More

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Past Events & Activities

Friday Feb. 14 6:00 PM

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Valentine's Evening Under the Stars

Share the stars with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery! Enjoy a romantic evening in our planetarium featuring romantic music, fun couples trivia, and timeless constellation love stories in the stars. While all four show times this year will be the same program, the program itself changes from year to year.

Saturday Feb. 8 9:00 AM

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrate the accomplishments of famous African American scientists and inventors through hands-on activities in our Do Lab and Discovery Table.

Sunday Feb. 2 1:00 PM

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Hedgehog Day

Join us in for a grand weather prognostication during the Museum's annual Groundhog Hedgehog Day celebration. Quilliam, an African pygmy hedgehog and one of the Discovery Zoo’s members and meteorologist extraordinaire, takes this holiday back to its European roots as he weighs in with his annual prediction on the future of our winter weather!

Friday Jan. 31 7:00 PM

Challenges in Space Travel: Then and Now

Join SR-71 pilot Col. Adelbert “Buz” Carpenter, as he shares his experiences in space travel. From the early Gemini suits to the advanced suits used on the Columbia missions, to impacts of space travel on the human body, this is an evening you won’t want to miss!

Friday Jan. 31 11:30 AM

Science Theater - Featuring Col. Adelbert “Buz” Carpenter

Join the Education Team and SR-71 pilot, Buz Carpenter, for an interactive show focused on the science behind the world’s fastest air breathing manned aircraft, able to travel 2,200 MPH!

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