All ages admitted. Prices: $5 for adults, seniors & children. Space is limited.
Museum closed December 25, 26, 31 & January 1.
Star Talk: The Sky Tonight
Friday, December 27 & Thursday & Friday, January 2 &3 at 11:30 am & 1:30 pm
December & January: Saturdays 11:30 am, 1:30 & 3:30 pm; Sundays 1:30 & 3:30 pm
Note: no star talks on December 7
Bright stars, constellations, planets, and telescopic objects in the current night sky will be discussed in this live "star talk." Then leave Earth and fly out into space to examine the planets in the current sky.
Season of Light
Friday, December 27 & Monday & Tuesday, January 2-3 at 12:30 pm
December: Saturdays & Sundays at 2:30 pm
Note: Will not show on December 7
An elegant and sophisticated program about the coldest and darkest of seasons—a time which holds some of the warmest and brightest celebrations of the year. The show traces the history and development of many of the world’s most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season.
The Cowboy Astronomer
January: Saturdays & Sundays at 2:30 pm
The basic premise of The Cowboy Astronomer is simple: we're in the Western outdoors, listening to star legends and cowboy tales around the campfire. Our cowboy astronomer gives us his perspective of the night sky, and the things he's found out over a lifetime of stargazing.
December & January: Saturdays at 12:30 pm
Note: Shows at 11:30 am, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 & 3:30 pm on December 7
With recorded narration by astronaut Tom Jones, Impact Earth teaches about meteors, meteorites, asteroids, and comets, and the dangers they can pose to life on Earth. See the dramatic effects of the Chixulub and Tungusta events, and the Pallasite impact that resulted in the Brenham meteorite fall. How might we deflect an asteroid or comet on a collision course with Earth?