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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!

Join the North Museum for our biggest event of the summer! STEAM Carnivale is a fun-filled day of experiments, activities, and projects that inspire kids of all ages with the wonders of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). This year, STEAM Carnivale will be a BILINGUAL event!

Activities will include:
– Planetarium shows in English AND Spanish
– Girl Scout STEM Mobile
– SpheroBots
-Art and Technology Demos
– and so much more!

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Treat yourself and your family to an exciting show in our SciDome theater–Central PA’s largest planetarium. These immersive shows are both fun and educational.

Easter Monday SciDome Schedule:

11:30 am Magic Tree House

12:30 pm Dynamic Earth

1:30 pm Cosmic Journeys (Live Show)

Non-Members: Admission tickets are required for each SciDome show.

Members: SciDome admission is free with Museum Membership ID.

Make It Yourself Workshop: Enter the Coder Dojo

Description: Learn to code in this fun, relaxed, creative workshop — build your own games and create your own websites!
Led by: CoderDojo

Program Details and Pricing:
*Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.

*Workshop cost per child: FREE with your paid admission or membership.

*Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.

*Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.

*To reserve a space in this workshop, please use the online registration form on the Make It Yourself page of our website

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Come join us for some fantastic fun using LEGO WEDO® software and Bricks 4 Kidz® proprietary models. Kids will get an introduction to computer programming, and will be able to make their B4K model come to life using a variety of commands and controls!

Pre-registration is required, please visit the Bricks 4 Kidz – Lancaster, PA website to sign up! The cost for the workshop is $16 per child. Parents are permitted to attend the workshop at no cost. This workshop fee does not include admission to the museum. Any guests who would like to explore the museum can check in at the Front Desk to pay Sunday’s admission ($8.50 per person) after the workshop.

*Recommended Grade Level is 3rd and 4th Grade

*Please call (717) 917-3469 if your child is not in these grade levels

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org

Join us for a series of workshops where children connect fun, hands-on projects to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.) Local STEM professionals provide “real world” perspective and mentoring.

Program Details and Pricing

  • Programs are for kids in grades 3 – 8.
  • Workshop cost per child: FREE
  • Regular Science Factory rates apply: Members are FREE, All Visitors are $8.50.
  • Program sessions are Sundays, from 2 – 3:30 pm.
  • Parents are welcome to join the workshop at no cost.
  • Reserve online or at the Science Factory in advance, space is limited.
  • Events are subject to change without notice.

Science in January:
Sunday the 18th
Zinc, Brass, and Gold- Oh My!
Description: Join us for shockingly simple and fun experiments with metals and alloys!
Led by: Judy Lefever

Sunday the 25th
Clink! Pegboard Game
Description: Build a pegboard inspired by the famous Plinko game! Hypothesize, test, and observe where the marble goes.
Led by: Peter Funke

Technology in February:
Sunday the 8th
How the Internet Works
Description: Our information technology expert will explain the ins and outs of the Internet through stimulating hands-on exercises!
Led by: Dale Lefever

Sunday the 22nd
The Simplest Hydraulics
Description: Learn the basics of this fascinating technology by building machines with little more than plastic syringes and popsicle sticks.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Engineering in March:
Sunday the 8th
Make the Most of Solar Power!
Description: Interested in using the sun for energy? Join us to build a model of solar panel technology then find out how much energy you’ve produced!
Led by: Nathan Charles

Sunday the 22nd
Hold Up!
Description: Think like a structural engineer and learn how to build sturdy bridges out of light-weight everyday materials!
Led by: Ronnie Medlock

Math in April:
Sunday the 12th
Play Darts
Description: Learn shocking insights about circles, randomness, prediction, and more while throwing darts!
Led by: Peter Funke

Sunday the 26th
Fibonacci Beauty
Description: Through stimulating activities and artistic projects, we’ll discover the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence.
Led by: Lauren Schaller

Questions?
Phone: (717) 509-6363 X105
Email: lschaller@tlsf.org