Science Museum News

Be the Dinosaur at the Springfield Museums this Summer

May 25, 2011

Children can experience the day-to-day world of dinosaurs through cutting-edge computer simulation in the special exhibition Be the Dinosaur/i>, on view from June 11 through September 11 at the Springfield Science Museum. Dinosaur Dig Lab, a companion exhibit, invites kids to become paleontologists and excavate “fossils.”

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Science Museum Celebrates Astronomy Day

April 26, 2011

The Springfield Museums’ Weekend Family Fun series will continue with Astronomy Day on Saturday, May 7. Activities will take place at the Springfield Science Museum from 11 am to 4 pm and are free with museum admission unless noted.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

April 18, 2011

Ed Faits, a director of the Springfield Stars Club, will present “Spectacular Saturn” on Friday, May 6, at 7:30 pm at the Springfield Science Museum.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

March 17, 2011

In recognition of April Fools Day, Richard Sanderson, curator of physical science at the Springfield Science Museum, will present “Foolish Astronomy” on Friday, April 1, at 7:30 pm at the museum. The program will focus on astronomical misconceptions.

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Stars Over Springfield at the Springfield Science Museum

February 15, 2011

Alan Rifkin, president of the Springfield Stars Club, will teach people how to properly observe the heavens through their backyard telescopes at the Springfield Science Museum on Friday, March 4, at 7:30 pm.

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