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Sunday 11am-6pm
Space day

Space Rocks!

May 3, 2024       10am - 2pm

The theme of Space Day 2024 is Space Rocks

Explore comets, asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, meteorites and other out of this world space debris 

It's almost time to celebrate our favorite day of the year filled with space exploration, telescopes, rockets and more! This action-packed celebration is all about the science of space with special hands-on activities and live demonstrations, plus the museum's permanent exhibits with NASA artifacts, interactive simulators and more. 

Activities are located throughout the museum and are available only on this special day. 
Live demos at Science Side Stage during event include Reaction Rockets, Air Pressure Vacuum, Make a Comet, and more!

Activities include:

Meteorites or Meteor-wrongs? Can you guess which rock is a meteorite?

Crater Impacts Create an out of this world crater landscape and discover what impacts reveal

Ice Orbs  Comets are cosmic snowballs of ice and rock. What can we learn from them?

Drill Bots  How do scientists mine on celestial objects? Let's build a robot drill!

Artifacts by SMO Collections  Check out some space artifacts that aren't normally on display

Visit with some of our community partners:

OU Pick & Hammer Club (School of Geosciences, geology club)

NASA-JPL Solar System Ambassador Loretta McKibben 

And more

As always activities and experiences are included with admission.


Teachers, keep the fun going in your classroom with our free Teacher's Guide!




Special discount pricing for schools and other groups of 10 or more!

To learn more about discounted pricing, contact Guest Relations at (405) 602-3760 or
Special pricing must be arranged in advance and cannot be honored through the general admission process.