- This event has passed.
James Webb Space Telescope Celebration
January 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
One event on January 16, 2022 at 10:00 am
One event on January 17, 2022 at 10:00 am
Saturday, January 15 – Monday, January 17, 2022
The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is scheduled to be launched soon. It will be the largest, most powerful, and complex space telescope ever built. Learn about this amazing space-based telescope with hands-on activities, planetarium show and more.
10am-4pm: JWST Family Fun – crafts, activities and special quest
Cost: Free with Museum admission
Museum admission (does not include the Planetarium) is $2/ Museum Members Free/Free for children under age 4
2pm: Cosmic Origins Spectograph Fulldome Planetarium Show
Discover spectroscopy, the science of light, and learn how scientists study the Universe by deciphering clues hidden in light arriving from distant objects. Please note: This fulldome planetarium show DOES NOT include a brief tour of the night sky using the planetarium’s Zeiss star projector.
Cost: Planetarium show ticket (includes Museum admission) is $5/Museum Members Free/Children MUST be age 4 and older.
Planetarium show tickets must be purchased ONLINE. Choose carefully and then confirm your selection, as all selections/sales are final. For safety reasons, Planetarium ticketholders are not permitted to enter the Planetarium once the show has begun.
When visiting: The use of strollers is discouraged and strollers need to be carried/lifted to enter and exit the museum. Face coverings must be worn regardless of vaccination status. (Children under age 2 do not need to wear face coverings.) To ensure the safety of visitors, staff, volunteers and the collections, we have implemented enhanced safety protocols.
Online Ticketing for Museum Admission and Planetarium Show