Science After Dark

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Friday September 20

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5:00 PM  –  9:00 PM

Join us for an evening of science discovery and fun! Explore the Museum’s three floors of exhibits, get creative with hands-on activities and then head to The Dome for special all-live Cosmic Expeditions at 6:30 and 7:15 pm; space is limited to the first 250 guests at each show, no ticket required. Stick around for a showing of a Dome Feature at 8 pm. After the shows, step outside to stargaze through telescopes with the Richmond Astronomical Society, weather permitting.

Science After Dark admission is $10 online prior to the day of the event. Online discount expires at 11:59 pm on Thursday, September 19. Online discount will be applied at checkout.

Tickets purchased on the day of the event are $15.50 for adults; $13.50 for youth (ages 6 – 12) and seniors (ages 60 and older) and $10 for preschool-aged children (ages 3 – 5). Science After Dark admission is free for Museum members and college students with a valid ID. 

Guests can add the feature film in the Dome for $5; members may use a Dome pass if they wish. Members, please visit Guest Services to purchase tickets (or use a Dome pass) for the feature film. Dome feature film tickets are available at Guest Services.



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Applicable membership discounts will be linked to your account and applied at the payment screen. 

 Preschool 3-5; Youth 6-12; Adult 13-59; Senior 60+