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10:00 am

, All Ages

January 7

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Earth Matters: Rethink the future

Earth Matters invites us to reimagine a more sustainable future through hands-on and interactive exhibits. Visitors will engage in themes such as biodiversity, rising global temperatures, and carbon emissions while creating lasting perspectives about the bigger roles we play in our environments.

Earth Matters is presented by Odell Brewing Co, HP Inc., and Kaiser Permanente.

The exhibition is presented bilingually and is free with museum admission.

Kids, Teens, Adults
museum celebrates 1 million visitors

January 7

10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Celebrating 1 Million Visitors!

Join us on Saturday, January 7, 2023 as we celebrate 1 million visitors at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery! Fun activities for the whole family, and admission is free all day long! From 10a-12p, visitors can enter for a chance to win a lifetime membership to FCMoD!

, All Ages

January 7

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Black-Footed Ferret Masks

Join us under the Linear Irrigator on our gallery floor and create your very own Black-Footed Ferret Mask! Discover their astounding story of survival and recovery and what makes this little guy such a big topic in the conservation world. Program is free with museum admission.

10:30 am

Theater, All Ages
accidental astronauts poster

January 7

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$4.00

Accidental Astronauts

Free Showing for One Million Visitors Celebration. Dome show tickets will be available first come first serve at the front desk.

Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space!

Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along with them on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.

Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer

11:15 am

Theater, All Ages
Forward to the moon poster

January 7

11:15 am - 11:45 am
$4.00

Forward! To the Moon

Free Showing for One Million Visitors Celebration. Dome show tickets will be available first come first serve at the front desk.

Forward to the Moon is a look into NASA’s Artemis program, the next step in our mission to explore the universe and land the first woman and person of color on the surface of the Moon. Kari Byron from Crash Test World and MythBusters narrates.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer

2:00 pm

Theater, All Ages

January 7

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$6.00

The Beatles 360

Free Showing for One Million Visitors Celebration. Dome show tickets will be available first come first serve at the front desk.

Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience The Beatles in a whole new light!

FCMoD’s music series has something for everyone – from throwbacks of rock idols to the chart-topping hits of today’s artists. The Dome’s 360° state-of-the-art digital projection systems bring these shows to life, while our booming surround sound system will have you hearing your favorite artists like never-before.

Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 2 p.m.

Runtime: 60 minutes.

3:30 pm

Theater, All Ages

January 7

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$4.00

Explore

Free Showing for One Million Visitors Celebration. Dome show tickets will be available first come first serve at the front desk.

Explore is the story of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. Today’s explorers depend on Kepler’s genius for their work in space. Enjoy a beautifully visualized trip through the history of astronomy.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer

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