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10:00 am

History, All Ages

October 13

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

Hands-On History

Here at FCMoD, we know that history is so much more than words in a textbook.

Explore the fascinating world of our region’s past with a hands-on craft or activity in the exhibits gallery. We might even have more fun than Auntie Stone at her dinner parties!

Included with admission.


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Science, History, All Ages

October 13

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
$3 – $6

Game Changers Opening Day!

Get your game on! Discover how innovation has shaped the video game industry in Game Changers, a special exhibition opening at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Game Changers takes you on a fascinating journey, exploring the past and uncovering the future of gaming.

In this exhibit, you’ll live the video game evolution, from memorable Pong to the photorealistic, immersive games of today. Try your hand at operating a supersized Nintendo controller, play Tetris on a giant Game Boy, test your knowledge of retro video game music, and so much more! Learn more about Game Changers by visiting fcmod.org/gamechangers.

This special exhibition is a ticket fee of $6/$3 for members.

10:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

October 13

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$2 – $4

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

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

October 13

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

Dynamic Earth

In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

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1:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

October 13

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$2 – $4

Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

October 13

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

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

October 13

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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!


4:00 pm

Theater, Music, All Ages

October 13

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$3 – $10

The Doubleclicks – Live in the Dome

Join us in the Dome for a live family-friendly performance featuring The Doubleclicks! The Doubleclicks sing about dinosaurs, cats, social anxiety, identity, and feelings. This all-ages show will feature cello, guitar, meowing cat keyboard, and more nerdy fun from this Internationally-touring, Billboard-charting sibling duo!

Performance starts at 4:00pm

Adults – $10/$8 for members
Children – $5/$3 for members


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