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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum’s Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

Happy Snakesgiving! Come ready to learn all about snakes with crafts, educational games, and other snake-themed activities at our sssslithery, sssscaly sssshindig! Get up close and personal with the North Museum’s friendly snake residents! Find out how YOU can become a citizen scientist with the Pennsylvania Amphibian & Reptile Survey! Learn how to identify Pennsylvania’s venomous snakes! Attend a snake feeding demonstration! (Saturday only at 1:30) Learn about the constellations in a serpent-themed Night Sky Tour planetarium show! (Friday & Saturday at 2:30). Snake-themed activities will include: Explore snake egg laying and nesting behavior in our Snake Egg Touch Bin! Learn about why rattlesnakes rattle, and make your own rattle sounds! Find the snakes hidden in a snake photo scavenger hunt! And many more!

Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum’s Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

Preschool Picassos focuses on the connections between science and the visual arts, providing unique art experiences for early childhood ages. As children experiment and explore with art materials, they discover both scientific concepts and create unique works of art.

Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum’s Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

Come celebrate Halloween with a spooky scavenger hunt, a lecture on where to find real ghosts, and more at the North Museum!

Come celebrate Halloween with themed activities at the North Museum!

Looking for something to do with a day off from school? The Lancaster Science Factory is the place for you! We will be OPEN Monday, February 18th from 10am-5pm for the Presidents’ Day holiday.

 

Laser Shows are back in our Planetarium! Starting December 14th, music-lovers of all ages can experience light and audio magic with our amazing Laser Show line-up!

During the day, families can enjoy the sights and songs of their favorite pop and holiday classics with our Laser Holiday and iPOP shows!

At night, viewers will enjoy a rock experience like no other with shows featuring such rock legends as U2, Metallica and, of course, Pink Floyd! If you’re not a big rock fan, you might enjoy some of our Laser Country and Laser Pop evening shows. With 10 different shows over the course of 14 days, there’s bound to be a something for everyone! Tickets can be purchased online or at the door – reserve your seats today!