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10:00 am

Science, History, All Ages

July 20

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission/membership

Museum Takeover: Moon Landing

50 years have passed since Neil Armstrong said the famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Get your space suits on and come celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing! Discover how craters form, what makes a rocket blast off, and why the moon landing was so important. It’ll be out of this world!

Museum Takeover is a monthly series where we deep dive into a particular subject with fun and educational activity stations in the exhibit gallery. Activities are open to all ages, but recommended for children 5 and older.

Museum Takeover activities are included with admission/membership.

10:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

July 20

10:30 am - 11:00 am
Free

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

11:30 am

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 20

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

12:30 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 20

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

1:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 20

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 20

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

2:30 pm

Science, All Ages

July 20

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ferret Feeding Frenzy

Visit with the museum’s very own live black-footed ferrets – who knows, you might become BFFs with our BFFs! Join us every Saturday & Sunday in Natural Areas Exhibit Zone at 2:30pm to watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart… you’ve been warned!

 

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 20

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Free

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

4:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

July 20

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story – FREE

In celebration of Museum Takeover: Moon Landing and the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission landing the first humans on the surface of the Moon, all shows in the Dome will be free for the day!

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

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