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Don’t miss these exciting Programs in the Travelers Science Dome at the Gengras Planetarium!
“New Laser” Awesome Laser Mix Vol. 1
Sometimes you just want to hear some fun music and have a laser dance party, right? Well now, when you visit us here at The Children’s Museum, you can do just that! We’re introducing our newest show, Awesome Laser Mix, Vol. 1.
The Great Space Chase
A high-tech space exploration suit has been stolen and futuristic police officer Jake takes you along as he leaves Earth to investigate. Swing through the solar system and far beyond as you help find the thief and bring them to justice.
Presented By DNR Laboratories
MOON WEEK SPECIAL SHOWS:
Moon Week – July 15-19
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first humans landing on the Moon on July 20, 1969 as part of NASA’s Apollo 11 lunar mission. During the Apollo program of the 1960s and ’70s, NASA sent nine missions to the Moon. Six of them landed astronauts safely on the surface, the only times humans have visited another world.
To celebrate, The Gengras Planetarium presents an original production show, Moon Shadows .
Originally created by the Gengras Planetarium back in 1993 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Moon landing, this show is being updated and enhanced bringing the story into the modern age of the planetarium by incorporating stunning visuals, powerful music, moving narration, archival footage and special effects.
Larry Cat in Space
Take off on a Lunar adventure with a curious cat. Larry Cat gets left behind on Earth when his owner, Diana becomes an astronaut. In search of Diana, Larry finds his way on board a space ship destined for the moon.
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket
Join two young space explorers and their talking astronomy book as they travel through the solar system in a magical cardboard rocket.
Experience thrilling amusement park rides in a wild immersive journey through the solar system! SpacePark 360 features the music of Atlanta-based group, A Burning Century.
Take a journey across the electromagnetic spectrum and discover the reason for color. Look inside a plant leaf and inside the human eye. Investigate X-rays from space and in a doctor’s office. Discover the actual color of dinosaurs. Cosmic Colors is a production of the Great Lakes Planetarium Association.