Docent's Choice Tours

docents in costumeWith a new theme each Saturday, you'll always learn something new on these docent-led tours.
September 1: Pre-Contact Native Americans of Wisconsin
September 8: Occupations of the Ancient World
September 15: Living Oceans

Dates and Times

Saturdays, September 1-15
11:00 a.m. (50 minutes)

Planetarium - Spooky Skies

pumpkin in skyLooking for cosmic fun this Halloween season? Would you like to meet the stars -- the stars of Halloween? Monsters, zombies, and ghosts -- and their far more terrible counterparts in space? Oh yes, space has its monsters: Black holes,   zombie stars, and   spectacular ghostly nebulae!

Special Halloween programming - Showing October 13 to 31

 

 

 

Oceans: The Blue Planet 3D

otterTake a global odyssey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on earth. From the coastal shallows to deeper, more mysterious worlds, hear the untold stories of the oceans' most astonishing creatures. Meet fascinating characters like the ingenious tusk fish that uses a tool to open its food. Find a cunning octopus who shields herself in an armory of shells to hide from predators. Journey through the oceans to experience these extraordinary discoveries and uncover a spectacular world of life beneath the waves.
Opening Monday, October 8


 

Mountain Quest - Giant Film

mountainsMountain Quest is tapestry of jaw-dropping action combined with rich STEM content and  physics of the real world – how climbing is a tug-of-war between friction and gravity, while skiing involves the same battle of forces in reverse, and more. Educational insights on engineering are seamlessly integrated with dramatic visuals and action. Narrated by Willem Dafoe.

Opening Monday, October 8

 

 

Planetarium - Space Aliens

alien faceJoin our alien experts — “Hopeful” and “Skeptical” – as they examine Xtra-terrestrial files and try to convince each other whether or not life exists beyond the Earth. Follow their cosmic arguments from the ocean floor to a journey across the galaxy!

Opening Monday, October 8