New for Summer 2019 – Bring the whole family out for Family Fun Night, a monthly Saturday evening series that kids and grown-ups alike will enjoy.  Each evening will feature hands-on activities built around a Magic Planet topic, plus access to the exhibit hall and parts of the sanctuary. You’re welcome to take a break from your adventuring to enjoy your own snacks or picnic at our outdoor dining area. 

Each program is 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. $19/non-member; $16/Heard Museum Members* (Age 3 years through adult). Pre-registration is required for this event. Closed toed shoes, long pants, and bug spray are recommended. Participants will be outdoors for at least an hour. Children ages 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Scheduled Dates

June 8 – Shake & Quake register

Why do earthquakes happen in some places but not others? Does the earth really split apart when it begins to shake? Find out as we delve into earthquakes and the plate tectonics process that triggers them! Click here to register

July 6 –  It Was a Dark & Stormy Night… register

Storms can be scary, especially when they seem to come out of nowhere!  Join us to explore the reasons for our summer-time pop-up thunderstorms and other weather phenomena. Click here to register

Aug 10 -- Don’t Blow Your Top! register

How do volcanoes form? Why do they erupt?  We’ll answer these questions and more as we investigate  the volcanoes on our planet and off! Click here to register

Sept 7 – Dinosaurs Live!  register

Help us celebrate the return of Dinosaurs Live for its 14th season! We’ll dig into dinosaur geology and hike the dinosaur trail to welcome the new arrivals. Click here to register