Saturday, February 17, through Friday, February 23
3-2-1 Blast off to the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium in Roger Williams Park during February school vacation! Learn about our universe and celebrate all things space with family fun activities, planetarium shows and more. Discover what it takes to go into space, make spectacular space crafts, complete a special Mission Space museum quest and more.
Mission Space Week Special Happenings:
Meteorite or MeteorWRONG?
12:30pm-1:30pm on Saturday, February 17, through Monday, February 19
Cost: Free with Museum admission
Hold a space rock in your hands! Learn all about meteorites and compare the characteristics of meteorites and Earth rocks.
Our Place in Space Planetarium Show
1pm, 2pm and 3pm on Saturday, February 17, through Monday, February 19
1pm and 2pm on Tuesday, February 20, through Friday, February 23
There’s no place like home! Begin your journey from right here on Earth as we venture from the museum for a whirlwind trip through the solar system. Take an unforgettable tour through our cosmic neighborhood as you explore the craters of Mercury, stormy Neptune and discover why Earth is so unique. The adventure does not end there as we explore nebulae and star clusters of our Milky Way Galaxy. (General Audience)
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.
Online Ticketing for Museum Admission and Planetarium Show