Annual Events

Archie's Late Night Party

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Thursday, June 13, 2019
After Party will be 9:00-10:00pm at the UNL Student Observatory
Regular Museum Admission

Member’s Lounge & Activity 6:00-8:00pm
Become a Member to participate!

"Archie" and his fossil friends are staying up late to have fun with you and your family. All ages will be able to explore science and natural history topics through hands-on activities.

• Come learn about fireflies and the blinking messages the send with UNL Entomology
• Look and listen for nature's silent hunter owls with Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center
• Identify constellations you can see from your own backyard
• Be sure to wear your pajamas!
• Special showings of Earth, Moon, & Sun and Big Red Sky Tour in Mueller Planetarium
• Learn about animals that come out to play once the sun goes down
• Special party-themed Dairy Store ice cream will be available for purchase

Additional Presenting Partners
Lincoln Children’s Museum
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Visitor parking is FREE in front of the museum (the loop south of 14th and Vine streets) and Area A/C on "W" Street between 14th and 16th streets.

Special telescope activities with the UNL Student Observatory