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February 11

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SOLD OUT – Homeschool Day

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Calling all elementary homeschool families! Join us at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery for a day of discovery, engagement, and fun. Explore all that the museum has to offer as part of our field trips: Learning Labs, OtterBox Digital Dome Shows, interactive exhibits, and more, exclusively for homeschoolers ages 5-12!

Price

• $15/student ($10/student with membership), which includes general admission, Game Changers special exhibition admission, admission to 1 Dome show of choice*, and admission to 1 Learning Lab of choice.

• 1 chaperone ticket is complimentary per student ticket. $6 per additional chaperone ($4/additional chaperone with membership).

• Siblings Ages 3-5 “tagalong” ticket: $6/sibling ($4/sibling with membership). This ticket includes general admission, Game Changers special exhibition admission, and admission to older sibling’s Dome show of choice.

We strongly encourage chaperones to accompany children for all event components. However, if needed (e.g., chaperone has children of multiple ages), students may attend the Learning Lab portion of the event unaccompanied. In this case, chaperones must sign a waiver and remain in the building for the duration of the Lab.

*Dome show selection must match Homeschool Day Dome show options listed below.

Learning Labs

9:30am – Amazing Animals Learning Lab (ages 6-9)

11:00am – Electricity Learning Lab (ages 8-11)

1:00pm – Space Explorers Learning Lab (ages 5-8)

2:30pm – Creatures of the Sea Learning Lab (ages 9-12)

Click here for more details about available Learning Labs.

Dome Shows

9:15am – Explore (recommended for ages 7+; this show pairs well with Electricity Learning Lab)

10:45am – Accidental Astronauts (recommended for ages 5-8; this show pairs well with Space Explorers Learning Lab)

12:15pm – Dream to Fly (recommended for ages 6+; this show pairs well with Space Explorers Learning Lab or Amazing Animals Learning Lab)

1:15pm – Dynamic Earth (recommended for ages 7+; this show pairs well with Creatures of the Sea lab or Amazing Animals Lab)

Click here for more details about available Dome shows.

Lunch

Space for lunch will be available from 11:00am to 1:30pm in one of our classrooms. Bring your own lunch! Space is first come, first served.

General Admission

You are free to explore the permanent gallery at any point throughout the day as part of their Homeschool Day ticket(s).

Game Changers Exhibition Admission

Show your Homeschool Day ticket to the Visitor Experience staff at the Game Changers kiosk to receive complimentary admission to the exhibition at any point throughout the day.

Click here for FAQs.