Miami Science Museum is offering several events during the month of June, perfect for Museum visitors of any age. All events listed are open to the public.
FEEL THE FORCE: HURRICANES AND OTHER HAZARDS
Saturday, June 1, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE ADMISSION. Are you prepared? June 1 is the start of hurricane season, and Florida International University’s International Hurricane Research Center and Miami-Dade County Emergency Management Department have joined forces with the Miami Science Museum to deliver a full day of activities and informative speakers. Learn how best to protect yourself, your house, and your pets! FABULOUS FIRST FRIDAY
Friday, June 7, an evening of laser lights, stars, and more. Free Planetarium Star Show (7 p.m.) and rooftop observatory viewing (8:30–10 p.m., weather permitting.)
The museum’s famous Laser Shows are in the Planetarium. Each show requires a separate ticket. Laser Show admission is $4 per child, $8 per adult.
The museum’s Activity Room for kids is a fun alternative for the little ones. Handson activities and demonstrations for kids ages 3 and older take place from 8–9 p.m. in the Space Gallery.
FREE TRIPOD+ WORKSHOPS / CLASES GRATUITAS DE TRIPOD+
Saturday, June 8, Grades 3–6, 1–3 p.m.
TRIPOD+ are free monthly Saturday hands-on science workshops for Spanish speaking families at Miami Science Museum. Through a generous grant award from the MetLife Foundation, the museum has initiated a collaboration with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami to establish this new program. Participants experience museum attractions such as the Energy Playground, planetarium shows, and Wildlife Center. Families are provided with take-home activities. Snacks are provided. To register, visit www.miamisci.org/tripod/php_spanish/sessions.php.
BIG TRUCK DAY
Sunday, June 16, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Dads Receive Free Admission With a Paid Child’s Admission.
Miami Science Museum celebrates Father’s Day with big truck fun! Sponsored by Ryder, Big Truck Day includes kids’ activities, raffles, giveaways and trucks galore for the whole family in honor of all amazing dads. The museum’s parking lot will be filled with Ryder Trucks, Miami-Dade County’s hybrid trucks and more with which to interact, as well as food trucks if attendees get hungry. Dads get in free on Father’s Day with a paid child’s admission; children & adults regular Museum admission.
For information about any Miami Science Museum events, visit www.miamisci.org or call 305-646-4200.
ABOUT MIAMI SCIENCE MUSEUM
Miami Science Museum aims to make a difference in people’s lives by inspiring them to appreciate the impact that science and technology can have on every facet of our world. For over 60 years, Miami Science Museum’s award-winning educational programs, family-focused exhibits, historic planetarium, Wildlife Center and Falcon Batchelor Bird of Prey Center have enriched locals and tourists alike. In 2015, the legacy continues with the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, a new world-class, stateof- the art facility designed by Grimshaw Architects in the heart of downtown Miami.
Miami Science Museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums and is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and a member of the Association of Science and Technology Centers. For more information about the current Museum or our future home, the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, visit miamisci.org or call (305) 646-4248. Miami Science Museum is funded with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.
Miami Science Museum is located at 3280 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33129. The Museum is open every day from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Admission is free for MiaSci members and children under 3; students (with valid ID), seniors (62+) and children 3 – 12, $10.95; adults are $14.95. Parking is free. Miami Science Museum is funded with the support of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.