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400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States




(717) 291-3941


www.northmuseum.org/

July 2014


Read, Touch and Discover: Animals in Legends and Folktales

July 10, 2014 @ 10:30 am11:30 am

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North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Thursdays, July 10th  – August 14th 10:30- 11:30 am Ages 3-6; an Adult is required, older siblings welcome! Animals and their special characteristics are so much fun!  We’ll read stories from long ago and far away and talk about the animal characters.  Are they real or fantasy?  There will be real specimens to touch, we’ll make crafts and sing songs.  This program encourages young children to explore their world.

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Read, Touch and Discover: Animals in Legends and Folktales

July 31, 2014 @ 10:30 am11:30 am

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Thursdays, July 10th  – August 14th 10:30- 11:30 am Ages 3-6; an Adult is required, older siblings welcome! Animals and their special characteristics are so much fun!  We’ll read stories from long ago and far away and talk about the animal characters.  Are they real or fantasy?  There will be real specimens to touch, we’ll make crafts and sing songs.  This program encourages young children to explore their world.

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August 2014


Read, Touch and Discover: Animals in Legends and Folktales

August 14, 2014 @ 10:30 am11:30 am

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Thursdays, July 10th  – August 14th 10:30- 11:30 am Ages 3-6; an Adult is required, older siblings welcome! Animals and their special characteristics are so much fun!  We’ll read stories from long ago and far away and talk about the animal characters.  Are they real or fantasy?  There will be real specimens to touch, we’ll make crafts and sing songs.  This program encourages young children to explore their world.

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National Honey Bee Day

August 16, 2014 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Date: August 16 Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm This day was started by beekeepers in the United States to build community awareness of the bee industry, through education and promotion.  The North Museum Discovery Room Bee Hive, activities and demonstrations will be provided by the Lancaster County Beekeepers Society.  

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August 2015


Bees, Butterflies, and Bugs

August 22, 2015 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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In celebration of National Honey Bee Day, join us for “Bees, Butterflies and Bugs” on August 22nd from 11:00 to 4:00. Fun, educational and interactive activities include: Honey Bee demonstrations by the Lancaster Beekeepers Fresh honey tasting, Live Butterflies and insects, Cockroach races, Insect activities …and more!

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March 2016


SciDome Sneak Peek

March 18, 2016 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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  Members are invited to join the North Museum’s own Cosmic Mike® for a look at four new potential shows for our planetarium. At the preview, your feedback will help us select an exciting new title for our summer 2016 schedule! Seating in the SciDome Theater is limited. Please RSVP for this Members only event at membership@northmuseum.org.

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Special SciDome Schedule: Good Friday

March 25, 2016 @ 11:30 am1:30 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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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. Good Friday 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.

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Special SciDome Schedule: Easter Monday

March 28, 2016 @ 11:30 am1:30 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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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.

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Mommy and Me: Eggsperiments

March 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

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At our Mommy & Me events, enjoy free coffee and meet other Lancaster mommies, daddies and caretakers. Bring your little ones, 5 and under, to the Explore Nature Gallery for a hands-on introduction to science and nature. March’s Mommy & Me event is all about the unique and fun aspects of eggs. Learn how to make an egg float, bounce and also get an up-close look at a real Ostrich egg. There will be a chance for hands-on experiences with…

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April 2016


New Exhibit– The Rock Box

April 2, 2016 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Uncover a hidden world of color in the North Museum’s latest exhibit, the “Rock Box. The “Rock Box” exhibit, created in partnership with ATOMIC, allows visitors to view hidden wavelengths through a combination of curated specimens from the Museum’s own geology collections, and ultraviolet light. In this specially designed dark room guests control buttons that activate bursts of infrared light. This light interacts with the carefully chosen minerals to produce a vibrant fluorescent display. Non-Members: The “Rock Box” exhibit is…

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Mommy and Me: Reuse & Recycle

April 27, 2016 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

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  April’s Mommy and Me is all about reusing and recycling. Protecting the planet can be fun! Developed by certified Early Childhood Education teachers, this program allows you and your little ones the opportunity to get your hands dirty in our simulated lake clean-up activity and learn how long it takes for trash to break down in the water. Additionally parents and children will have the chance to create their own beautiful art gardens out of upcycled materials. Museum collections…

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May 2016


Double the Discovery

May 1, 2016

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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00 am

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

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Enjoy two local science destinations for one great price. With the purchase of a North Museum Family level membership or above you have the opportunity to add a Family Membership to the Lancaster Science Factory for an additional $45 (an $89 value). The Lancaster Science Factory is a hands-on, interactive technology and science center in Lancaster, PA, just a few blocks from the North Museum of Nature and Science. Additional adults may be added to certain membership levels. Please contact…

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Returning Exhibit– Tornado Machine

May 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm5:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Brace yourself! A visitor favorite, the Tornado Machine is returning to the North Museum. Delighting visitors of all ages, this exhibit allows guests to experience a real tornado up close and hands-on, as they learn the science behind this extreme weather phenomenon. Non-Members: The “Tornado Machine” exhibit is included in admission price. Members: The “Tornado Machine” exhibit is free with Museum Membership ID.

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Lancaster Artwalk

May 7, 2016 @ 1:00 pmMay 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Join us during Lancaster Artwalk and discover the science in art! During ArtWalk, visit the North Museum and enjoy a family-friendly hands-on activity that combines science and art. ArtWalk activity will take place, rain or shine, in the Museum lobby. While at the Museum, explore the three unique installations from local artists inspired by science and nature in the STEAM Art Gallery. Non-Members: There is no cost to participate in the Spring ArtWalk hands-on art activity. Museum admission required to…

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Behind the Scenes

May 13, 2016 @ 5:00 am8:30 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Go behind the scenes at the North Museum of Nature and Science. At this event North Museum Members are invited to view areas normally unseen by the public. These include viewing private collections, the production of a SciDome show, exhibit construction, graphic design for interactive displays and animal maintenance with our animal care technicians. Non-Members: Non North Museum Members may attend the behind the scenes tour as guests of attending members. Regular Museum admission rates apply for non-members. Members: The…

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Blue Star Museum Program

May 25, 2016 @ 10:00 amSeptember 7, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 7, 2016

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Active military personnel and their families will receive free general admission to the North Museum of Nature and Science from Memorial Day to Labor Day, 2016. The Blue Star Museums program is a collaboration between the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and over 2000 participating museums across America. This collaboration provides military families the opportunity to spend quality time together in between deployments while enjoying the wealth of arts and culture found in…

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Mommy & Me– Wacky Weather

May 25, 2016 @ 10:00 amJune 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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May’s Mommy & Me is all about the Wacky Weather of planet Earth. Changes in the weather can be a source of wonder for young children. Interacting with it on a smaller scale encourages little ones to consider the world around them. At this event, children and adults will explore weather concepts through fun, hands-on activities like creating their own take home weather wheel and assembling a tornado tube. At each Mommy & Me, enjoy free coffee and meet other…

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October 2016


North Museum Mad Science Lab: Trick or Treat

October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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This Halloween, visit the North Museum for a day of Trick or Treating…with a twist! Join us on October 29 (11-5 pm) to explore our “Mad Scientist’s Lab,” where families will be able to trick or treat while experiencing some fun and spooky stations located throughout the museum. Check out some of the fun activities for the night: • Walk around our “Mad Scientist’s Lab” themed museum and SciDome • Get your hands dirty and create some slimy pumpkin oobleck…

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June 2017


STEM Sisters: Curiosity Quest

June 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm8:00 pm

North Museum,

400 College Ave.

Lancaster,

PA

17603

United States


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Free

Designed as a time of discovery, the STEM Sisters Curiosity Quest engages middle school aged STEM Sisters through interactive activities to unleash their creativity! Registration is FREE for all STEM Sisters students, female professional STEM mentors, and volunteers. Register here!

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