Discover The Sci Behind the Fi

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU

  • Time

    May4-5

  • Good for

    All Ages

  • Location

    Entire Museum

  • Price

    General Admission

  • Time

    May4-5

  • Good for

    All Ages

  • Location

    Entire Museum

  • Price

    General Admission

May 4 - May 5

Celebrate the power of the Force with special activities, films, performances, character meet and greets and treats! This two-day event is an opportunity to dress in costume and discover the science behind those famous movies by exploring robotics, futuristic technology and life on other planets! Enjoy saber battles on the Plaza, themed music, food, crafts and more. Activities are free with general admission. Special showings of Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi are available for additional charge.

Presented by Highland Capital Management and Lockheed Martin.

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All-Day Activities: May 4-5

  • Star Wars-themed music to get you ready to save the galaxy
  • Star Wars-themed food in the Café
  • Photo Booth
  • 3D–Printed Lightsabers
    Purchase your very own glowing mini Lightsaber to take home. (While supplies last, $3 each)
  • R2-D2 and Yoda Puppets
    Create your own R2-D2 or Yoda Puppet to explore the galaxy
  • Tatoo-ine Parlor
    Grab a temporary tattoo of your favorite character 
  • Droid Races
    Choose your side: Light side or dark side. Which robot will reign supreme?
  • Test Your Midichlorians

    Journey to the Bio Lab outpost to test how your midichlorian count.
  • Life on Other Planets
    What do we look for to discover life on other planets? What might alien lifeforms look like?
  • Saber Crystal Exploration
    Explore some of the gems and minerals that inspired the crystals used inside your favorite sabers

Special Events

Star Wars Episode VII & VIII

11:15am - Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

2:15pm - Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi

*There is an additional charge for Star Wars films. 

Texas Saber Legion
11am-1pm (Saturday and Sunday) 

Witness a live battle between the light and dark sides of the Force.

AR Experience with Lockheed Martin
10am-4pm (Saturday) 

AR experience with Lockheed Martin

Future Technology with IBM
10am-2pm (Saturday) 

Discover amazing new technologies with IBM

Can You Aim Better Than a Storm Trooper
10am-1:45pm (Saturday and Sunday)
 
Costumed Character Meetups on the Plaza
(Saturday and Sunday) 

Come meet fellow Star Wars Cosplayers and show off your costumes

11:45am – Dark Side of the Force

12pm – All Costume Characters

12:15pm -  Light Side of the Force 

 
 

 

Cookie Decorating
10am-1pm (Saturday and Sunday) 

Purchase and decorate themed cookies for $3.00

Feel the Force Demonstration 
11am &1pm (Saturday and Sunday) 

See bolts of electricity shoot through the air and experience a gravity-defying experience.

Science on the Spot - Space Rock Talk
1:30pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Explore the differences between asteroids and meteorites. Create an impact crater and more with a Perot Museum Brainiac

Science Trivia - Space
2pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Explore the differences between asteroids and meteorites. Create an impact crater and more with a Perot Museum Brainiac

Don't Miss This One of a Kind Event

Please note, Museum policy is that guests over the age of 12 are not permitted to wear masks or other garments that hide the face or conceal the identity of the wearer (unless required for medical or religious reasons) inside the Perot Museum. Masks worn by those 12 and under must provide unobstructed peripheral vision at all times. For this weekend, toy Sabers will be allowed, subject to inspection by Museum staff. No other weapons or toy weapons will be permitted.

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