Cosmosphere, International Sci-Ed Center and Space Museum

1100 N Plum, Hutchinson, KS 67501 - United States

800-397-0330

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Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

The Cosmosphere International Science Education Center & Space
Museum is a Smithsonian-affiliate in Hutchinson, KS. It is home to the largest combined collection of U.S. and Russian space artifacts. This unique collection allows the Cosmosphere to tell the story of the Space
Race unlike any museum in the world! Against the backdrop of the collection, the Cosmosphere conducts industry-leading applied education programming.

Exhibits

Sept. 21, 2019 is Cosmosphere's monthly event, Space Out Saturday, a day of free programming specifically designed for families. See details below:

SPACE OUT SATURDAY: WHAT ARE PLANETS MADE OF?
Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Cosmosphere Lobby

THIS MONTH'S SUBJECT: What are planets made of? Young Explorers will learn what materials make up our planets and make their own world and lifeforms with play-doh.

Family day at the Cosmosphere with free programming for kids – from little tikes to grade school. Join us every third Saturday for our FREE kid-friendly, fun and educational Space Out Saturday! Plus: Don't miss our guided tours at 12:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm.* (*Hall of Space admission required. Reno County residents are FREE.)

INNOVATOR'S WORKSHOP (LOBBY)
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Open to all, recommended for ages 5-10
Unique, fun, and educational experiences! Explore science, technology, engineering, and math with exciting hands-on demonstrations and activities.

STORYTIME (LOBBY)
11:00 am
Open to all, recommended for ages 5 years or younger
Excitement ensues with this fun and educational storytime!

SPACE TREK* (LOBBY)
1:00 pm
Open to all, recommended for ages 5-10
Adventures await! Take a special tour designed to inspire and engage our future astronauts and engineers. (*Hall of Space admission required. Reno County residents are FREE.)

SPACE OUT SATURDAYS ARE OFFERED EVERY 3RD SATURDAY AT THE COSMOSPHERE, AND ARE FREE TO THE PUBLIC.

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Participation in Museum Day is open to any tax-exempt or governmental museum or cultural venue on a voluntary basis. Smithsonian magazine encourages museum visitation, but is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of the participating museums and cultural venues, and does not subsidize museums that participate.