Celebrate the Season at the Science Museum
11/14/2017 10:21:36 AM

JACKSON - Make merry memories this holiday season at the award-winning MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science! “Connect with your friends and family and experience unique, hands-on events,” invites Charles Knight, Museum Director. All events and exhibits are included with museum admission of: $6 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3-18, and $5 for senior citizens ages 60 and up.

November 21, 2017 (10 a.m. – Noon): Wild About Gobblers. Examine turkey feathers under a microscope, make a turkey headband, investigate egg anatomy, and learn what gobblers eat for lunch!

December 8, 2017 (5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.): Cajun Christmas. Enjoy an interactive storytelling of “Cajun Night Before Christmas”. Encounter swamp animals. Meet the Christmas Gator. Make Cajun Christmas crafts. Write letters to Santa, snap a photo with him, and see him SCUBA dive to feed the fish! Plus, the gift shop will host an Open House from 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. featuring door prizes and free gift-wrapping with purchase. Event tickets will be sold at the door beginning at 5:30 p.m. and at regular admission prices of: $6 for adults, $4 for youth ages 3-18, and $5 for senior citizens ages 60 and up.

December 15, 2017 (10 a.m. – Noon): STEM with Snowflakes. Experiment with instant snow and dry ice. Make paper snowflakes. Hear the fascinating story of photographer "Snowflake Bentley”!

December 16, 2017 (10 a.m. – Noon): Superhero Science. How would you use the superpower of magnetism? Do you need an anemometer reading before flying? Learn the answers at this new event.

Now – December 31, 2017: “Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous” exhibit. What was it like to be a dinosaur? Find out as you act like a dinosaur using state-of-the-art video game technology!

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