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March 2019

Science, All Ages

March 19

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with admission

Geek Week: Gamers Save the World

The skills used in gaming can LITERALLY save the world…and we’re talking the REAL world, not just those imagined! Drive Mario to victory in Mario Kart, catch real-life Pokémon, and learn about the science of gaming. For the win!

  • Gaming in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater
  • Accept the Coding Challenge
  • Rocket League
  • Race Mario Kart
  • Join the Fortnite Dance-Off
  • Enjoy Costume-Making and Photo Booth

Coming up:

Wednesday, March 20: Sci-Fi Strikes Back

Thursday, March 21: Fantasy Fanatics

Friday, March 22: Superhero Showdown

 

 

 

Science, All Ages

March 20

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with admission

Geek Week: Sci-Fi Strikes Back

Where science meets science fiction!  Whether you’re a Jedi Master, a Trekkie, or a Whovian, we’ve got something for you. Build your own lightsaber, discover your inner Martian, and take a walk through Jurassic Park. Use the force, fly the TARDIS, and live long and prosper!

  • Make a foldable TARDIS
  • Learn The Science of Mind-Reading
  • Accept the Robot Challenge
  • Go on an Alien Adventure
  • Invent your own sci-fi product
  • Discover which Star Trek character you are
  • Enjoy Costume-Making and Photo Booth

Coming up:

Thursday, March 21: Fantasy Fanatics

Friday, March 22: Superhero Showdown

Science, All Ages

March 21

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with admission

Geek Week: Fantasy Fanatics

Dragons, Unicorns, and Mermaids, oh my!  Gather your comrades and venture off on a glorious quest to FCMoD!  Make a wand, brew your own potion (to take home!), and learn how to be a knight from the kingdom of FCMoD. Excelsior!

  • Craft your own wand and learn powerful spells
  • Meet real-life Fantastic Beasts
  • Take a Harry Potter Divination Class
  • Build a LEGO castle and protect it from invaders
  • Discover the Science of Mermaids
  • Make a mini fire-breathing dragon
  • Enjoy Costume-Making and Photo Booth

Coming up:

Friday, March 22: Superhero Showdown

Music, Teens, Adults

March 21

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Science, All Ages

March 22

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Included with admission

Geek Week: Superhero Showdown

Ka-pow! Learn from the pros how to write and draw comics and design your own superhero. Explore superpowers, and use science to bust – or prove – their existence!  Holy superpowers, Batman!

  • Meet real-life heroes
  • Beat your time at the hero obstacle course
  • Learn about the Science of Superheroes
  • Discover amazing animal powers
  • Enjoy Costume-Making and Photo Booth
Music, All Ages

March 24

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

Pop-Up Music

Cardboard speakers, basic ukulele chords, drum circles… we’ve got a lot of activities in our repertoire, so who knows what we’ll pull out next?

Join us in the exhibits gallery for an activity that rocks as hard as you do (well, almost!).

Pop-Up Music activities are included with admission/your membership.

Music, Teens, Adults

March 28

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Science, All Ages

March 31

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free for public viewing

Science Fair

Get ready to be inspired by the creativity and ingenuity of our local students!

Fort Collins Museum of Discovery is pleased to host on-site – for the first time in 10 years! – the 2019 Poudre School District Science & Engineering Fair. Fourth and Fifth grade students from PSD will display the top science and engineering fair projects from the district. Community judges will interview students and determine awards for “Best in Show” and other various categories. After the conclusion of the fair on Saturday, March 30, you are invited to see all the student projects on display.

The students projects will be open for public viewing from 10:00 am-1:00 pm on Sunday in the Learning Labs.

April 2019

Music, Teens, Adults

April 4

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Science, All Ages

April 6

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

Take Apart Day

Join us the 1st Saturday of each month for our traditional Take Apart Day and deconstruct everything from alarm clocks to printers! See electronics from inside out!

Take Apart activities are included with admission/membership.

Sponsored by I.T. Refresh.

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