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North Museum of Nature and Science

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400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
7173583941 https://northmuseum.org/visit-us/

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October 2018

$9

Spooky Science Trick-or-Treat

October 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Stop into the North Museum this Halloween for our Spooky Science Trick-or-Treat! Each activity station will have a candy or non-candy treat for all our guests! You’ll get a complimentary trick or treat bag to carry your stash of goodies and all your crafts to take home! There will be a Costume Contest at 12pm and 3pm with prizes for the first, second, and third place winners! We encourage all our guests to wear costumes for this day of fun!…

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$9

Haunted Museum

October 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Come out and join us for a spooktacular evening of thrills, chills, and good old fashioned fun! After hours at the North Museum is Halloween fun for all. Sit by the campfire in our planetarium and listen to some stories including local lore and Native American tales about the stars. Take a flashlight scavenger hunt throughout the Museum and find some of our creepy, crawly, and uncanny collections along the way. Stop by our Mad Scientist’s Lab and learn how…

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December 2018

$7

Laser Shows at the North Museum

December 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until December 30, 2018

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Laser Shows are back in our Planetarium! Starting December 14th, music-lovers of all ages can experience light and audio magic with our amazing Laser Show line-up! During the day, families can enjoy the sights and songs of their favorite pop and holiday classics with our Laser Holiday and iPOP shows! At night, viewers will enjoy a rock experience like no other with shows featuring such rock legends as U2, Metallica and, of course, Pink Floyd! If you’re not a big…

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January 2019

North Museum Travels to Pittsburgh

January 11, 2019 @ 7:00 am - January 12, 2019 @ 11:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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The North Museum of Nature and Science is traveling to Pittsburgh for 2 days and 1 to experience the Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission exhibit at the Heinz History Center. This exhibit was created in collaboration with the Smithsonian and is just one of four museums to feature this historic experience.

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August 2019

STEM Story Time

August 14, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 14, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 18, 2019 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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Little Explorer and Me

August 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 31, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on September 28, 2019 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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New Planetarium Shows Open

August 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure Join Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Elmo’s friend Hu Hu Zhu. They discover that Sesame Street is a little different than Hu Hu Zhu’s home in China. But when they look up at the stars, they share the same sky! Together, they take an unforgettable journey to the moon and back. With a little help from Big Bird, the two friends learn about the Sun, the Moon…

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September 2019

Preschool Picassos: Paint by Science

September 7, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Preschool Picassos focuses on the connections between science and the visual arts, providing unique art experiences for early childhood ages. As children experiment and explore with art materials, they discover both scientific concepts and create unique works of art.

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October 2019

Little Explorer & Me

October 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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Preschool Picassos

October 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Preschool Picassos focuses on the connections between science and the visual arts, providing unique art experiences for early childhood ages. As children experiment and explore with art materials, they discover both scientific concepts and create unique works of art.

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STEM Story Time: Creepy Carrots

October 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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Spooky Science Day

October 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Come celebrate Halloween with themed activities and trick-or-treating at the North Museum!

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Haunted Museum Evening

October 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Come celebrate Halloween with a spooky scavenger hunt, a lecture on where to find real ghosts, and more at the North Museum!

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Little Explorer and Me: Halloween

October 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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November 2019

Preschool Picassos

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Preschool Picassos focuses on the connections between science and the visual arts, providing unique art experiences for early childhood ages. As children experiment and explore with art materials, they discover both scientific concepts and create unique works of art.

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STEM Story Time

November 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 2019 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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Little Explorer and Me

November 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2019 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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Snakesgiving

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - November 30, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Happy Snakesgiving! Come ready to learn all about snakes with crafts, educational games, and other snake-themed activities at our sssslithery, sssscaly sssshindig! Get up close and personal with the North Museum's friendly snake residents! Find out how YOU can become a citizen scientist with the Pennsylvania Amphibian & Reptile Survey! Learn how to identify Pennsylvania's venomous snakes! Attend a snake feeding demonstration! (Saturday only at 1:30) Learn about the constellations in a serpent-themed Night Sky Tour planetarium show! (Friday &…

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December 2019

Little Explorer and Me

December 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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New Year’s at Noon

December 31, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Celebrate the new year at the North Museum! Merriment abounds as we ring in 2020 with fun activities, culminating in a fireworks show in our SciDome Theatre.

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January 2020

STEM Story Time

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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Slime Lab

January 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 26, 2020 at 12:00pm

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Slimey, gooey fun you can take with you! Make a personalized batch of slime with the help of our trained mad scientists! $3 for North Museum members, $5 for non-members

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Little Explorer and Me

January 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on January 25, 2020 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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February 2020

STEM Story Time with the Mayor

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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STEM Story Time

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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Little Explorer and Me

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 29, 2020 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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March 2020

Free with Museum Admission

STEM Storytime

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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STEM Story Time features a live story presentation from a member of the museum’s education team based around current museum exhibits and themes. This program provides preschoolers with new science and nature based concepts and vocabulary using the familiar tools of story time and pairing hands on activities to further enhance new learning opportunities.

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Free with Museum Admission

Preschool Picassos

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Does your Preschooler love art? Our newest early childhood program focuses on the connection between science and the visual arts. Preschool Picassos will provide visitors with unique art experiences as we teach various children various techniques and utilize both. As children experiment and explore, they will not only explore scientific theory, but create some unique works of art along the way!

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$3 – $5

Slime Lab

March 8 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on March 22, 2020 at 12:00pm

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Slimey, gooey fun you can take with you! Make a personalized batch of slime with the help of our trained mad scientists!

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Free with Museum Admission

Little Explorer and Me

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2020 at 10:00am

North Museum of Nature and Science, 400 College Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603 United States
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Little Explorer and Me provides thematic educational activities specifically designed for preschool aged children in the museum's Nature Gallery. Each month’s program aligns with the current exhibits and themes of the North Museum and offers new art, craft and fine motor activities.

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