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MNH Geology Rocks Weekend!
Saturday, January 14, through Monday, January 16
From majestic mountains to the deepest canyons, the Earth’s stories are locked within its rocks. Learn how to uncover these stories in stone with family fun activities, planetarium shows and more at the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium in Roger Williams Park.
Special Fossil Geology Rocks Happenings
10am-4pm: Geology Rocks Family Fun Activities
Cost: Free with museum admission
Displayed rocks and minerals from the museum’s vaults, special geology quest, rock cycle puzzle, make your own Archaeopteryx mask and more.
12pm-1:30pm: Paper Mountains
Why are some maps covered in squiggly lines? Complete a fun paper mountain activity to improve your 3D visualization and become an expert at interpreting topographic maps!
Cost: Free with Museum admission
Museum admission (does not include the Planetarium) is $2/ Museum Members Free/Free for children under age 4
1pm and 2pm: Cosmic Collisions Planetarium Show
Take a thrilling trip through space and time, well beyond the calm face of the night sky, to explore cosmic collisions, hypersonic impacts that drive the dynamic and continuing evolution of the universe. Show produced by the American Museum of Natural History.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: For Museum Member reservations, you must be a CURRENT Museum Member, does not include RWP Zoo Members. If you are not a current Museum Member, all planetarium show tickets and admissions will be cancelled.
Online Ticketing for Museum Admission and Planetarium Show