Family Activity

Saturday, September 29, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Comets and Asteroids!

Come learn about some of the oldest objects in our solar system and make your own comet model!

Saturdays and Sundays
September 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

Saturday, September 15, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Comets and Asteroids!

Come learn about some of the oldest objects in our solar system and make your own comet model!

Saturdays and Sundays
September 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

Sunday, September 30, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Comets and Asteroids!

Come learn about some of the oldest objects in our solar system and make your own comet model!

Saturdays and Sundays
September 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
45 min.

Sunday, September 9, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Phases of the Moon

The Moon is our closet celestial neighbor. Learn how the moon changes its appearance throughout the month and then make a moon plate of its 8 major phases.

Saturdays and Sundays
September 1, 2, 8, 9
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
45 min

Saturday, September 8, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Phases of the Moon

The Moon is our closet celestial neighbor. Learn how the moon changes its appearance throughout the month and then make a moon plate of its 8 major phases.

Saturdays and Sundays
September 1, 2, 8, 9
11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
45 min

Sunday, October 28, 2012 -
11:00am to 3:00pm

Fly your broomstick to The Museum of Flight and help us celebrate Halloween's scariest flyers! Make a ghostly creature that is sure to give your parents a fright when you send it floating through the air. Join in on the flightfully spooky fun - that is, if you're not too scared!

Free admission for kids 17 and under in costume (with adult supervision)
$5 admission for kids 17 and under without a costume
$10 for all adults

Sunday, August 12, 2012 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Did you know Leonardo da Vinci had an idea for a machine like a helicopter? Join us as we learn about these amazing flying machines. Then construct a helicopter model of your own.

11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 11, 2012 -
11:00am to 1:00pm

Did you know Leonardo da Vinci had an idea for a machine like a helicopter? Join us as we learn about these amazing flying machines. Then construct a helicopter model of your own.

11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 11, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Saturdays through August
11am to 2pm (except for August 4th).

Program is appropriate for ages 9 and up.

Go back in time with a Docent led tour of our Personal Courage Wing featuring our WWI and WWII galleries. Our Docent will tell you about the planes that flew but more important, about the pilots that flew them. After your lunch break (included in the price of admissions) you will experience dogfights and more in our Aviation Learning Center flight simulation lab. See who has bragging rights, Mom, Dad or the kids!

Sunday, July 8, 2012 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Sundays through August, 11am to 2pm
(except for July 1st, 15th and August 5th).

Program is appropriate for ages 9 and up.

Take your family on an out of the world adventure! Your program starts with Robot Building and then testing your "Martian Rovers" against each other. After lunch (included with admissions) you'll travel around the Solar System in our digital planetarium and finally you will learn how to look at the night sky using our specialized astronomy techniques.

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