Each Saturday you can enjoy fun activities for the whole family!

Timeline of Activities 

11-11:45pm | Creative Play: Expanding Caterpillar & Butterflies

Appropriate for ages 3-5.
Explore the Hungry Little Caterpillar’s story and make one of your own using paper and markers.

12pm & 2pm | Planetarium Show: One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Appropriate for ages 4 and up.
Explore the night sky from Sesame Street with Big Bird, Elmo, and their friend Hu Hu Zhu as they learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the Sun, and the Moon!

1pm & 3pm | Planetarium Show: Eclipse—The Sun Revealed

Appropriate for ages 12+.
Journey through the historical and cultural views of eclipses, discover how they occur, how to safely view them, and first-hand accounts of these celestial events!

1-4pm | Science Drop-In: Star Wars Science!

Appropriate for ages 5-12 and families.
Location: Engelhard Court

May the 4th be with you as you create slime that would make Jabba the Hutt proud!

1-4pm | Family Drop-In: Paper Quilling

Appropriate for ages 5-12 and families.
Location: Engelhard Court

Step back to a simpler time and rediscover a popular craft from the gilded age.


Don’t leave the Museum without seeing our new family-friendly exhibition Animal Kingdom!