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Hear the recollections of their prized possessions.

The quirky, crafty, historical and fashionable objects of some very different collectors will come together.

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Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Register now! Camps begin June 13.

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Save the Date - June 24

Social Science sells out quickly. Reserve your tickets now for our upcoming event!

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The Hoglund Foundation Theater, a National Geographic Experience

It's your ticket to travel millions of years or thousands of miles.

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Enhance your Museum visit! Free to check-out with general admission.

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Inspire Minds Through Nature and Science

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Special Events Calendar

    • Friday, May 6
      6:30pm-8am

      Girls Only Sleepover

      Doze with the Dinosaurs! Go behind the scenes with after-hours access full of hands-on discovery!

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    • Saturday, May 14
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Humanity

      Members: Participate in balance and endurance challenges, and get ready to move your muscles!

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    • Saturday, May 14
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Humanity

      Participate in balance and endurance challenges, and get ready to move your muscles!

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    • Friday, May 27
      6:30pm - 8am

      Sleepover

      Doze with the Dinosaurs! Go behind the scenes with after-hours access full of hands-on discovery!

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    • Thursday, June 2
      6pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Physics

      Summer of Science: Physics! Be a part of experiments that challenge the laws of gravity.

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    • Saturday, June 11
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Inventions

      Members: Travel through time to explore some inventions that changed the world forever.

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    • Saturday, June 11
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Inventions

      Travel through time to explore some inventions that changed the world forever.

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    • Friday, June 17
      6:30pm-8am

      Sleepover

      Doze with the Dinosaurs! Go behind the scenes with after-hours access full of hands-on discovery!

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    • Friday, June 24
      7pm - 11pm

      Social Science - Curiosities

      Learn all about collections and exhibitions as we celebrate our temporary exhibition, Eye of the Collector.

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    • Thursday, July 7
      6pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Chemistry

      Summer of Science: Chemistry! Conduct elemental and spontaneous chemistry experiments.

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    • Saturday, July 9
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Creatures & Critters

      Members: Examine specimens through microscopes, look at X-rays, meet some live creatures and more!

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    • Saturday, July 9
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Creatures & Critters

      Examine specimens through microscopes, look at X-rays, meet some live creatures and more!

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    • Thursday, August 4
      6pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Biology

      Summer of Science: Biology! Be a part of evolutionary and cellular biology experiments.

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    • Friday, August 5
      7pm - 11pm

      Social Science - Material

      Discover which materials catch your eye — and why — at this materially mesmerizing event!

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    • Saturday, August 13
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Super Scientists

      Members: Come be super scientists! Here's your chance to dress up as one and even meet real super scientists!

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    • Saturday, August 13
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Super Scientists

      Come be a super scientist! Here's your chance to dress up as one and even meet real super scientists!

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    • Thursday, September 1
      6pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Maker

      Join the maker movement! Create robots, connecting circuitry and drawing 3D creations with our 3Doodlers.

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    • Saturday, September 10
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Experimental

      Members: Go back to the basics as you try your hand at a variety of experiments, featuring all different types of science!

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    • Saturday, September 10
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Experimental

      Go back to the basics as you try your hand at a variety of experiments, featuring all different types of science!

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    • Thursday, October 6
      5pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Monsters

      Learn all about real and fictional monsters and even create your own!

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    • Saturday, October 8
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Celestial

      Members: Launch into space by setting off rockets, learning about craters and gazing at the stars!

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    • Saturday, October 8
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Celestial

      Launch into space by setting off rockets, learning about craters and gazing at the stars!

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    • Friday, October 14
      7pm - 11pm

      Social Science - Flight

      Let your spirit of discovery soar as you explore aviation in a whole new way!

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    • Thursday, November 3
      5pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Aviation

      Fly your paper airplane through the atmosphere, explore planes and how they fly and more!

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    • Thursday, December 1
      5pm - 9pm

      First Thursday Late Night - Space

      Fly through space as you send a rocket out of the atmosphere, learn how to navigate using the stars and more!

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    • Saturday, December 10
      8:30am - 10am

      Discovery Days Member Hours - Birds

      Members: Soar into the wild world of birds by examining feathers, learning about flight patterns and more!

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    • Saturday, December 10
      10am - 4pm

      Discovery Days - Birds

      Soar into the wild world of birds by examining feathers, learning about flight patterns and more!

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see a 3d film in the hoglund foundation theater, a national geographic experience
Tiny Giants 3D
Journey to Space 3D
Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure 3D
Films presented locally by Primrose Schools