Kirkpatrick PlanetariumThe Kirkpatrick Planetarium is getting an upgrade! The planetarium will be closed for renovations beginning on Aug. 6 and will reopen in late September. The museum will be open with regular hours during the planetarium renovation.
Science Museum Oklahoma will explore the more dangerous side of the wizarding world from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, April 20 as the museum kicks off SMO 21, an adults-only, after-hours event for ages 21 and up.
Visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma will have extra time for science exploration, plus tours of the museum’s 1929 Pullman parlor car and additional Science Live and Kirkpatrick Planetarium showtimes from March 17-25 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
Origami creations from mere millimeters tall to upwards of 80 feet long will captivate guests in Science Museum Oklahoma’s smART Space galleries in March as SMO debuts “Into the Fold: The Art and Science of Origami” with a gallery opening from 6-8 p.m. March 9 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City. The gallery opening is free and open to the public.
Science Museum Oklahoma guests will have the chance to get hands-on with interactive NASA exhibits, meet astronaut Don Thomas, Ph.D., and talk to Boeing Company engineers working on NASA’s Space Launch System in a series of events planned for Feb. 22-24 at the museum located at 2020 Remington Place in Oklahoma City.
Astronomy can be an extremely fun and exciting hobby. It’s one of the few sciences where your backyard can become a living laboratory, filled with the most exotic objects humans have ever discovered! A question we're often asked at Science Museum Oklahoma is how to select a telescope for a budding astronmer — young or old. SMO's Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold offers this guidance:
Oklahoma City metro area Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts have new options for earning science-related badges this spring at Science Museum Oklahoma with the museum’s new slate of Saturday Scout badge classes and scouting-focused Science Overnights.