Winter Recess 2019

During the 2019 Winter Recess (Saturday, February 16 – Sunday, February 24), the MOST will be open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. See schedule below as well as our Events Calendar for a complete list of offerings. Discover, Learn & Play all week long!

Winter Recess Schedule

Monday, February 18

  • Noon to 1 p.m.: The Basics of Building: Bridges, 3D Printers, and Beyond
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with this Make & Take workshop! What kind of structures can support the most weight? What forces limit our ability to build, create, and engineer the world around us? Discover the answers to these and other engineering and design questions in this special Break Week Make-and-Take workshop where together with MOST staff, families can explore the basics of building through 3D printing, balsa wood bridge testing, and more!
    • COST: $10 per child, accompanying adults/parents free. General Admission to the MOST is required and will be charged for each visitor upon entry to the museum. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. Join a Science Educator for featured Break Week activities that include brain games, animal tracking, or the investigation of doctor’s tools.
  • 2:30 p.m.: What’s for Dinner? science demonstration with a MOST Science Educator in the Galson Theater
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online

Tuesday, February 19

  • Noon to 1 p.m.: The Basics of Building: Bridges, 3D Printers, and Beyond
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with this Make & Take workshop! What kind of structures can support the most weight? What forces limit our ability to build, create, and engineer the world around us? Discover the answers to these and other engineering and design questions in this special Break Week Make-and-Take workshop where together with MOST staff, families can explore the basics of building through 3D printing, balsa wood bridge testing, and more!
    • COST: $10 per child, accompanying adults/parents free. General Admission to the MOST is required and will be charged for each visitor upon entry to the museum. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. Join a Science Educator for featured Break Week activities that include brain games, animal tracking, or the investigation of doctor’s tools.
  • 2:30 p.m.: Eyes on Optical Illusions science demonstration with a MOST Science Educator in the Galson Theater
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online

Wednesday, February 20

  • Noon to 1 p.m.: The Basics of Building: Bridges, 3D Printers, and Beyond
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with this Make & Take workshop! What kind of structures can support the most weight? What forces limit our ability to build, create, and engineer the world around us? Discover the answers to these and other engineering and design questions in this special Break Week Make-and-Take workshop where together with MOST staff, families can explore the basics of building through 3D printing, balsa wood bridge testing, and more!
    • COST: $10 per child, accompanying adults/parents free. General Admission to the MOST is required and will be charged for each visitor upon entry to the museum. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. Join a Science Educator for featured Break Week activities that include brain games, animal tracking, or the investigation of doctor’s tools.
  • 2:30 p.m.: What’s for Dinner? science demonstration with a MOST Science Educator in the Galson Theater
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online

Thursday, February 21

  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Join Lockheed Martin for flight & space activities on the mezzanine next to the Flight & Space exhibit!
  • Noon to 1 p.m.: The Basics of Building: Bridges, 3D Printers, and Beyond
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with this Make & Take workshop! What kind of structures can support the most weight? What forces limit our ability to build, create, and engineer the world around us? Discover the answers to these and other engineering and design questions in this special Break Week Make-and-Take workshop where together with MOST staff, families can explore the basics of building through 3D printing, balsa wood bridge testing, and more!
    • COST: $10 per child, accompanying adults/parents free. General Admission to the MOST is required and will be charged for each visitor upon entry to the museum. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. Join a Science Educator for featured Break Week activities that include brain games, animal tracking, or the investigation of doctor’s tools.
  • 2:30 p.m.: Eyes on Optical Illusions science demonstration with a MOST Science Educator in the Galson Theater
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online

Friday, February 22

  • 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Join Lockheed Martin for flight & space activities on the mezzanine next to the Flight & Space exhibit!
  • Noon to 1 p.m.: The Basics of Building: Bridges, 3D Printers, and Beyond
    • All ages welcome to get hands-on with this Make & Take workshop! What kind of structures can support the most weight? What forces limit our ability to build, create, and engineer the world around us? Discover the answers to these and other engineering and design questions in this special Break Week Make-and-Take workshop where together with MOST staff, families can explore the basics of building through 3D printing, balsa wood bridge testing, and more!
    • COST: $10 per child, accompanying adults/parents free. General Admission to the MOST is required and will be charged for each visitor upon entry to the museum. Limit 20 participants per session.
  • 1:30 to 3 p.m. Join a Science Educator for featured Break Week activities that include brain games, animal tracking, or the investigation of doctor’s tools.
  • 2:30 p.m.: What’s for Dinner? science demonstration with a MOST Science Educator in the Galson Theater
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online

Saturday, February 23

  • Noon to 4 p.m.: February’s Be the Scientist theme is Be the Orthopedist!
  • 12 p.m.: Science demonstration.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online

Sunday, February 24

  • 12 p.m.: Science demonstration.
  • Three (3) Planetarium Shows
    • 11:15 a.m. Zoo in the Sky
    • 1:15 p.m. The Big Dipper Across Cultures
    • 3:15 p.m. Orion’s Nightly Journey
  • Orion Motion Simulator & Laser Maze
  • IMAX Movies
    • 11 a.m. Dolphins
    • 12 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 1 p.m. Pandas: Wild at Heart
    • 2 p.m. Amazon Adventure
    • 3 p.m. Hubble

Buy tickets online