On the first Friday of select months, four times a year, the entire Museum will be open in the evening at a reduced admission. These special evenings will focus on a current scientific topic or activity.
This First Friday's focus is: Be the Dinosaur!
Travel back to the time of dinosaurs in the museum’s temporary exhibit Be the Dinosaur! During this special evening only, the museum’s paleontologists will be available to answers any questions about the world before 65 million years ago.
- $5 per person museum admission; open 5:30 - 9 p.m.
- Expertly-manned tables and fun activities throughout the museum
- Exhibit tours by museum Director of Research and Collections, Spencer Lucas, at 6:15 and 7:30 p.m.
- Fossil Works lab operating 5:30 – 8 p.m.
- $5 per person DynaTheater movies:
- 6:30 p.m. - Great White Shark
- 7:30 pm. - Incredible Predator
- $5 food truck open 5 – 8 p.m.
- First Friday Fractals in the Planetarium at 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. (visit fractalfoundation.org for tickets and more information)
- Observatory open 7 – 9 p.m. (weather permitting)
- Nature Works store open 5:30 – 8 p.m.