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Thursday, November, 02, 2017

RWP Winter Festival: MNH Happenings

Saturday, December 2, 2017: Join the museum for some winter festival fun with special performances by the School of Rock,  museum quest, crafts and family fun activities. Activities free with museum admission. 1pm-1:45pm: School of Rock Performance Acoustic music performance on the museum’s landing. 2pm: NEW Winter Sky Views Planetarium Show Cost: $3.00, includes museum […]

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Wednesday, October, 11, 2017

MNH Community Day

Saturday, November 18, 2017 The Museum of Natural History has been an engaging resource and learning experience for New England families since 1896. Celebrate 121 years of the Museum as The People’s University…and help to forge its future! Museum and planetarium admissions are free for Providence Residents and visitors bringing a canned good to donate […]

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Monday, September, 11, 2017

Creepy, Crawly Family Fun Weekend

Saturday, October 28, and Sunday, October 29, 2017 Spooky fun crafts, Halloween museum quest, museum vault tours (additional admission applies), creature features and a trick-or-treat bag full of Halloween fun! Visitors receive a complimentary treat bag. Free museum and planetarium admission for costumed visitors. 1:00pm and 3:00pm: Museum Vault Tours Cost: $5.00, includes museum admission/does […]

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Friday, June, 16, 2017

Flip a rock, find a bug: International Rock Flipping Day!

Sunday, September 10, 2017, 10:00am – 11:30am Join the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium to unleash your inner child and discover the diversity of life in Roger Williams Park that is hidden under rocks, boulders, and even the pebbles beneath our feet. Here we will discover the secret life of creatures that hide from […]

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Friday, September, 30, 2016

Fossil Frenzy Weekend

Saturday, October 7, and Sunday, October 8 From the Coal Age to the Ice Age, the museum’s collection of fossil specimens brings the past to life! Come join in the festivities and see fossilized plants and animals that once roamed the Earth. Fossil Frenzy Family Fun Cost: Free with museum admission Activities include: Displayed fossils […]

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