To our members and guests regarding spring school group traffic:
Save time and avoid the lines! Purchase your tickets online. We’ll even scan tickets straight from your smartphone at entry. Beginning in March and continuing through the school year, school group traffic at the Perot Museum is at its peak Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm. Thank you for your patronage and support while we educate the scientists of tomorrow!

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First Thursday Late Night
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Adult, Students, Teens
Location
Perot Museum
Family

Collecting

What inspires certain collectors to collect the things they do? Find out as you examine, categorize and organize collections in celebration of our traveling exhibition

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Activities

Featured Film | "Raiders of the Lost Ark" 1981 
7pm | Theater 
Join archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones as he is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis. 

Gems & Mineral Sorting 
7-9pm | Lobby 
Explore different ways you can sort gems and minerals. 

Museum Collections 
7-9pm | Lobby 
Explore some of the objects in the Perot Museum’s teaching collection with a Gallery Experience Presenter, and learn how items can become part of a museum’s collection. 

Categories 
7-9pm | Lobby 
See if you can match the object to the right category in the museum’s storage system. 

Collect It 
7-9pm | Lobby 
Play this fast-paced game to see if you can spot your objects, and collect cards faster than your opponents. 

Members Matter | Collection Boxes 
7-9pm | Lobby 
Design and decorate a box to store your own collection.

Physics

Be sure to follow the rules during Summer of Science: Physics — except when it comes to exciting experiments specifically designed to challenge the laws of gravity.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Chemistry

Get ready to conduct elemental and spontaneous chemistry experiments during Summer of Science: Chemistry.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Biology

This isn’t summer school; this is the Summer of Science: Biology, where you can be a part of evolutionary and cellular biology experiments.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Maker

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

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Monsters

Do monsters give you nightmares? What monsters are you afraid of? Learn all about real and fictional monsters, and even create your own!

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Aviation

Fly your paper airplane through the atmosphere, explore planes and how they fly, examine birds and their flying patterns, and learn how birds inspired modern aviation in this hands-on exploration inspired by our traveling exhibition.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Space

Fly through space as you send a rocket out of the atmosphere, make a crater, and learn how to navigate using the stars as your guide.

All you need to get in on the fun is the cost of general admission, so purchase your tickets online early. Your exhibit hall ticket on the date of First Thursday Late Night gives you FREE access to our special programming that evening. The Perot Museum will stay open from 10am-9pm first Thursdays. Come early and stay late!

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Upcoming Dates/Times

First Thursday Late Night
Collecting
Summer of Science: Physics
Summer of Science: Chemistry - 2016
Summer of Science: Biology
Maker
Monsters
Aviation
Space