Astronomy Day
Ended January 26
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January 26
3:30 PM — 9:30 PM
Price:  Free with Museum Admission

Join us for a day of planetary and astronomical exploration

Museum education staff and guest astronomers will provide a full day of activities for learners of all ages, covering topics from stars to planets, comets to meteorites. 

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Constellations – Learn about the stars as you make your own constellation to take home.

Meteorites – Touch a piece of the solar system.

Moon Phases – Make your own earth, moon, and sun diagram to take home.

Straw Rockets – Make a miniature air powered rocket.

A Day in the Life of an Astronomer – Meet astronomers and learn how they study space.

Pocket Solar System – Make your own scale model of the solar system.

Make a Comet! – Help make a model comet as you learn about these icy parts of the solar system.

Tonight’s Sky – Find out about the constellations and planets visible tonight.

Star Clocks – Use the constellations to learn how to tell time at night. 


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