Hours & Directions

MON, TUE: Closed

WED & THU : 10am - 5pm

FRI & SAT : 10am - 10pm

SUN : 10am - 5pm

Museum Explainer

Current Demos

Please keep up-to-date with our current demonstrations, and check here for the current listing of demonstrations.

Demo
Description

Boo Bubbles

Boo Bubbles are what you get when you fill a bubble with a carbon dioxide cloud using dry ice!

Dry Ice Comets

Visitors will learn about comets, where they come from and what they're made o by watching the creation of a simulated comet.

pH of Dry Ice

Visitors will get to observe liquids changing color through the addition of acids, bases, and dry ice.

Pond Exploration

Use water quality testing equipment on our own pond, and learn about local water ecosystems.

Spectroscopes

Visitors will create a homemade spectroscope, an analog of the tools that astronomers use to inspect the stars!

UV Light

Visitors will learn where ultra violet light fits into the electromagnetic spectrum, examine the effectiveness of various sunscreens and filters, and they will also make ultra violet bracelets!

Water Rockets

Make and learn the essential parts to a rocket's success. Then blast off to the starry skies using just water and air as fuel!


Need to refresh yourself on a particular demo? Check out the resources page for guides and more.


Elite Opportunities

For volunteers who have served for at least 50 hours and have demonstrated themselves positive, reliable members of our team in accordance with our expectations, elite training and demonstrations opportunities are available. Elite trainings are invite only and require an RSVP; some volunteer shifts do not require training.

Demo Description

Solar Telescopes

Interested in daytime astronomy? Work with adult volunteers to give telescope tours, view daytime objects, and use the sunspotter and solar filters. Requires a one-time training.

Birthday Parties

Assist with our birthday parties - making ice cream, pop rockets, and slime! Requires a one-time training.

Summer Science

Hands-on engineering workships and live science shows! Does not require training.