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Age

All Ages

Location

Perot Museum

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GADGETS & GIZMOS

February 11│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Discover amazing gadgets and gizmos throughout the Museum, as we explore the world of inventing, making and engineering. Build your own inventions, create your own circuits, program robots, and even see how a 3D printer works.

Scheduled Activities:

Bookworm Reading Time
11AM │ Level 4, T. Boone Pickens Life Then and Now Hall

Hands-on Engineering with Lockheed Martin
10AM–4PM | Plaza, Lobby
Discover how much fun it can be to put the principles of engineering to work for you! Sponsored by the pros at Lockheed Martin.

Robotics with Dallas County Community College District
10AM–4PM | Lobby
Explore the world of electro-pneumatic robotics with an interactive display of student-designed robots, and learn about STEM programs and careers.

Robot Models with Oil and Cotton
10AM–2PM │ Level 2 Landing
Channel your creative side and design a model robot with guest artists from Oil and Cotton.

Robot Friends: Toddler Takeover Table with Oil and Cotton
10AM–2PM | Level 2 Landing
Join us at our Creative Play Table and build a felt robot. Take home your very own felt robot puzzle.

Sound Waves: Sketching in the Galleries with Oil and Cotton
10AM–4PM | Level 2 Landing
Draw what you see, draw what you hear. Translate sounds into drawings as you examine what you can hear in the Museum.

Code a Bee
10AM–4PM | Lobby
Learn about the process of coding as you direct these fun little bee bots across the table.

3D Printing
10AM–4PM | Level 2, Activity Corner
Check out a 3D printer in action and explore 3D printed objects.

What Can You Build?
10AM–4PM | Level 3 Landing
Use your imagination to create structures using a varitiy of building mediums.

Little Bits
10AM–4PM |Level 3 Landing
What can you create with these electronic building blocks?

Makey-Makey Music
10AM–4PM |Level 4 Landing
Turn everyday objects into a touchpad for a piano or drum set.

Drawdios
10AM–4PM | Level 4 Landing                
Create a water color picture with these special paint brushes that create music.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

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FOSSILS

March 11│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Discover the field of paleontology as you cast fossil creations, learn what a Paleontologist does, identify fossils, dig up fossils and bones, and look at fossils up-close.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

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EARTH

April 8│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Celebrate the earth and upcoming Earth Day as we explore earth science and green science. Explore areas of the earth, create earth-friendly art, conduct mineral testing experiments, and even make energy efficient circuits.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

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METEOROLOGY

May 13│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Ever wonder about the weather? Learn all about our weather as you create your own storm, explore lightning, and make your own weather forecast as you become a junior meteorologist for a day!

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

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HUMANITY

June 10│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Investigate what it means to be human by learning about nutrition, being active and examining your anatomy. See how healthy some of your favorite snacks are and get ready to move and use your muscles as we explore the muscular and skeletal systems.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

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ARCHITECTURE

July 8│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Explore engineering, design, building, and technology by participating in engineering challenges, building your own structure, and examining ancient architecture as we celebrate our traveling exhibition, Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Discover Together

ADVENTURE

August 12│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Eureka! Join the adventure at the Museum by piecing together ancient artifacts, exploring ancient civilizations and participating in a Museum-wide scavenger hunt in celebration of our traveling exhibition, Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Discover Together

ANIMALS

September 9│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Leap into the wild world of animals, mammals, and other organisms throughout the Museum. Examine specimens through microscopes, look at X-Rays, invent a creature, and even meet some live animals!

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Discover Together

MAKER

October 14│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Join the maker movement by creating robots, connecting circuitry, flying your own paper airplane, and even meeting local makers.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!

Discover Together

SPACE

December 9│10am-4pm Sneak Preview and Exclusive Activities hours for Members-only, beginning at 9am 

Launch into space by setting off rockets, learning about craters, and creating your own solar system. Create your own alien and even learn about life on other planets as we celebrate our traveling exhibition, Journey to Space.

Discover the fun of science together with your whole family on the second Saturday of each month! Try out real experiments, design and build new creations, and check out dynamic performances each month with guest scientists, educators and artists

Discovery Days are free for Museum members and included in the cost of general admission for non-members. Reserve your tickets early!