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Where did you go today? And how did you get there? Going Places is an interactive exhibition that explores the technology behind travel that makes the farthest reaches of our planet accessible. By climbing aboard a flight simulator to pilot a plane, riding on a hovercraft, trying to pack a cargo ship without capsizing it, sailing a land yacht across heavy winds and more, guests will observe, understand, and use an incredible range of travel technology to see how it…Find out more »
Imagine 80 gallons of slime every color of the rainbow. You don't have to imagine-- it will be a reality! Get gooey and gloppy with Glitter Slime, Galaxy Slime, Fluffy Slime, Lego Slime, and more. Check out 20 different slime stations, grab a slime recipe, and watch slime-making demos. Head to The Dome for a special all-live Cosmic Expedition planetarium show at 6:30 p.m. or 7:15 p.m. Then stick around for the slime-filled 1984 fan favorite Ghostbusters at 8:00 p.m. Weather permitting,…Find out more »
Kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at this one-day marketplace. Admission to visit the Science Museum is not included.Find out more »
Whiskered players will represent the final four teams of their college compatriots as they go head to head in this unique tournament. Guests get a courtside-view of rats playing three different games. At the same time, they will learn about the classical and operant conditioning techniques used to train the rodents. Fans are invited to wear their team colors and cheer for their favorite players featured in the ‘Final Fur’ tournament.Find out more »
The annual black tie gala in the Museum’s landmark exhibit and event center, the Dewey Gottwald Center. This evening of cocktails, dinner, and dancing supports the Museum’s educational pursuits and their mission to enrich the lives of Virginians through science.Find out more »
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