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Lunar Launch Anniversary

July 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm

As Worcester prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s moon landing on July 20th, join us at the EcoTarium to celebrate Apollo 11’s 1969 launch. From our digital planetarium to hands-on programs on the museum floor, the whole family is sure to have a blast learning about space exploration and the moon.

11:00 a.m. & 1:15 p.m.: Explore the moon in a live planetarium presentation (Not included with admission)
11:30 a.m.: Science Discovery in Secrets of the Forest: Get hands-on with acid/base pop rockets
12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.: See a scale model Saturn V rocket launch! (Weather dependent) and jam out to a Moon Tunes Dance Party
1:30 p.m.: Science Discovery in Secrets of the Forest: Create and test parachutes to land “command modules” safely back on earth


Ongoing Drop-in Events: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

  • Get hands-on (and feet-on!) with stomp rockets
  • Practice navigating on the moon with model lunar rovers
  • Create your own moon craters!
Other Activities:

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July 16
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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EcoTarium Museum of Science and Nature
222 Harrington Way
Worcester, MA 01604 United States
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