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Lunar Launch Anniversary

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

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Tue 20

Passport to the Universe

August 20 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Tue 20

Mysteries of the Unseen World

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Flying Monsters

August 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Preschool Wednesdays

August 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:45 am
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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

August 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am


As Worcester prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing on July 20th, join us at the EcoTarium to celebrate Apollo 11’s 1969 launch. From our digital planetarium to hands-on programs on the museum floor, the whole family is sure to have a blast learning about space exploration and the moon.

Schedule:
11:00 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.: Explore the moon in a live planetarium presentation (Not included with admission)
11:30 a.m.: Science Discovery in Secrets of the Forest: Get hands-on with acid/base pop rockets
12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.: See a scale model Saturn V rocket launch! (Weather dependent) and jam out to a Moon Tunes Dance Party
1:30 p.m.: Science Discovery in Secrets of the Forest: Create and test parachutes to land “command modules” safely back on earth

 

Ongoing Drop-in Events: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

  • Get hands-on (and feet-on!) with stomp rockets
  • Practice navigating on the moon with model lunar rovers
  • Create your own moon craters!
Other Activities:

 

Free with museum admission

Details

Date:
July 16
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm