Free Space Day At Denver Museum Of Nature & Science

Image Credit: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Image Credit: Denver Museum of Nature & Science

May 26, 2015 – Celebrate Space Day at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science on Sunday, May 31st, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. It’s free for all participants, thanks to Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) funding.

Carry out rocket activities with United Launch Alliance and Lockheed Martin, explore Earth and space imaging with Ball Aerospace and Digital Globe, get mission updates from Space Science Institute and Lockheed Martin, build a gumdrop spacecraft with Sierra Nevada, safely view the sun with Denver Astronomical Society, and go on a scavenger hunt to find out about Youth One Book One, Denver’s best summer read.

Plus, free face painting, diorama tours, Mr. Bones the paleopuppeteer, and more!

Schedule of Events

RocketWorks with United Launch Alliance

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Southeast Atrium, Level 1
  • Space Imaging Activities with Ball Aerospace

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Space Odyssey Experiment Bar
  • Gum Drop Spacescraft with Sierra Nevada

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Science Atrium
  • Create your own Mission Badge with Denver Astronomical Society

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Leprino Family Atrium, Level 1
  • Find Skylar the Stegosaurus with DigitalGlobe

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Level 1
  • Solar Telescope Viewing with the Museum and the Denver Astronomical Society

  • 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Anschutz Family Sky Terrace and Level 1 Leprino Family Atrium
  • Free face painting

  • 10 a.m.-12:45 & 2 p.m.-4:45 p.m., Level 1
  • Scavenger Hunt – Pick up a scavenger hunt and explore the Museum’s world famous wildlife dioramas

  • 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Level 2
  • Space Exploration Updates – Mars mission updates with Space Science Institute

  • 12:00, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., Galaxy Stage in Space Odyssey, Level 1
  • Future Missions with Lockheed Martin

  • 3 p.m., 3:30 p.m. – Galaxy Stage in Space Odyssey, Level 1
  • Explore More! Secrets of the Dioramas Tours

  • 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., Meet up at the escalator, Level 1
  • Mr Bones

  • All day throughout the Museum
  • For more information, visit:

    http://www.dmns.org/museum-news/scfd-community-free-day-celebrating-space-day-sunday-may-31/