Kirkpatrick PlanetariumThe Kirkpatrick Planetarium is getting an upgrade! The planetarium will be closed for renovations beginning on Aug. 6 and will reopen in late September. The museum is open with regular hours during the renovation.
Science Museum Oklahoma will host a Science Overnight inspired by the magical world of Harry Potter on Friday, Nov. 11. Developed by SMO’s science educators, the program will explore the science of Harry Potter just in time for the opening of the Potter-inspired film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”
Science Museum Oklahoma will offer discounted admission for retired and active duty military on Sunday, Nov. 6, as part of the museum’s Military Family Day. Those who present a valid military ID will receive a free child admission with the purchase of an adult admission at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
Beginning Nov. 5, visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries will be able to tour many of the state’s unusual, intriguing and lesser-known areas through “Off the Beaten Path,” a photo-documented joint art exhibit by Scott and Katie Henderson.
Science Museum Oklahoma will host a number of fall-themed events throughout October, including a costume contest, Dremel pumpkin carving and the chance to check out some of the creepy-crawly insects that call SMO home. All events are free with general admission.
Oklahoma City metro residents are invited to leave their footprint on “Sole Expression: The Art of the Shoe,” an upcoming installation in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space, with the donation of a used pair of shoes.