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

Creepy Crawlers

What bugs you? Discover the world through the eyes of creepy, crawly, and even cute insects. Explore what entomologists do, how bugs fit into our ecosystem, and learn more about how bugs live. Design your own butterfly, create robotic bugs, and check out some specimens up close through microscopes. And a whole lot more!

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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Featured Film

A Bug's Life

A misfit ant, looking for "warriors" to save his colony from greedy grasshoppers, recruits a group of bugs that turn out to be an inept circus troupe.

Ongoing Activities

7-9pm | Lobby

Butterfly Creations

Use your creativity to make your own butterfly.

Bug Out!

Ever wonder how a bug sees the world? Look through our bug lenses to find out!

Bugs Up Close

Examine various bugs up close through a microscope and sketch your observations.

Real Bugs

View some of the Museum’s bugs and learn more about these amazing critters.

Life Cycles

Can you put a bug’s life cycle in the correct order?

Member-only Activity

Bug Bristle Bots

7-9pm | Lobby

Show us your Members Matter sticker to make your own bug robot and take it home!

Biomimicry

Unwind and rewind scientific concepts through unique interactions with scientists, researchers, artists, and performers on first Thursdays.  Try out the latest new technology gizmos, participate in a fun social experiment, discover groundbreaking research, experience dynamic performances, or even make your own creation.

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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Out of this World

Are aliens really out there? Explore the mysteries surrounding creatures from other worlds and the science fiction that makes them so popular.

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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Botanicals

This isn’t your grandma’s garden club. Examine the amazing adaptations various plants have developed and some of the amazing products scientists have developed that mimic some of those adaptations.

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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Parasites

What monsters could potentially be living inside of you? Explore the world of parasites and how they can even take over and control their hosts. Look at parasites that inhabit animals, humans and even plants in a whole new way.

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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Psych

Unwind and rewind scientific concepts through unique interactions with scientists, researchers, artists, and performers on first Thursdays.  Try out the latest new technology gizmos, participate in a fun social experiment, discover groundbreaking research, experience dynamic performances, or even make your own creation.

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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Festive

Science and the holidays go hand in hand. Get into the holiday spirit by making snow, creating an electrical circuit card for family or friends, and making tinsel float.

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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First Thursdays are experimental

Intergalactic

Visitors started the new year out by exploring the mysteries of the universe. There was exploration of the stars through mini shows in our Portable Universe planetarium, as well as discovery and discussion on the science of telescopes. It was an out of this world evening in The Lab!

You never know what to expect when you step in to The Lab, so be sure to join us every month for a new experience!         

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 on the first Thursday of every month. Come early and stay late!

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Upcoming Dates/Times

First Thursday Late Night
Creepy Crawlers
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Biomimicry
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Out of this World
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Botanicals
Parasites
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Psych
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Festive
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Past Events

First Thursday Late Night
Intergalactic
Jan 02, 2014 - Jan 02, 2014