NEW OFFERING! Homeschool Adventures are programs held at the Museum of Natural History and Planetarium for local homeschool families. Small audience workshop programs offered on the THIRD WEDNESDAY of each month at 9:30am and 1:30pm. Capacity is limited for safety and face coverings must be worn by all guests at all times. Your visit will include a planetarium show or special workshop with a limited number of other homeschool families and time to explore the museum while it is closed to the public.
Program Fee: $25 per family. Family price covers up to 4 guests. Must include at least one adult and not to exceed 4 guests per registration. Pre-registration required. Walk-in registrations on the day of the program are not accepted.
Wednesday, October 20, 9:30am and 1:30pm
Have you ever wondered what you are looking at when you gaze upon the stars? Explore astronomy and how and why stars have fascinated people from the beginning of time. Discover seasonal constellations visible tonight. This program will include Fall Sky Views planetarium show.
Wednesday, November 17, 9:30am and 1:30pm
Life in the ISS
Experience what it’s like to be an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, the largest space laboratory ever built! Try ‘astronaut training’ activities. Discover how astronauts eat, sleep and work in the microgravity of space. This program will include a hands-on family workshop.
Wednesday, December 15, 9:30am and 1:30pm
Rocking Out with Geology
Earth is a rocky planet, rocks can be found everywhere. How long have they been here? Where do they come from? What are they made of? What can you learn about how and where they were formed just by looking at them? Discover the answers to these and many more interesting questions! This program will include a hands-on family workshop.