Celebrate man’s best friend at Science After BARK! Dig into animal-themed demonstrations and activities, such as creating dog origami, dog masks and paw stamps in the Forge, learning to make your own homemade dog treats in the Boost! Kitchen and watching our talented resident rats shoot some hoops! Plus Holiday Barn Pet Resorts will be onsite with dogs doing tricks, Richmond Animal Care and Control will have adoptable dogs at the event AND Richmond SPCA will be doing mini agility course demos in the Discovery Room!
Explore the Museum’s three floors of exhibits and then head to The Dome for an all-live planetarium show at 6:15 pm and a special showing of Superpower Dogs at 7 pm; space is limited to the first 250 guests at each show, no ticket required. Stick around for a showing of The Secret Life of Pets (PG) at 8 pm. SkyWatch canceled due to cloud cover.
When: Friday, November 15 from 5 pm to 8 pm
We’re offering an online discount up until the day of the event, so grab your tickets ahead of time and save some cash!
Admission includes exhibits and event programming. Science After Dark admission is $10 online prior to the day of the event. Online discount expires at 11:59 pm on Thursday, November 14. Tickets purchased on the day of the event are $15.50 for adults; $13.50 for youth (ages 6 – 12) and seniors (ages 60 and older) and $10 for preschool-aged children (ages 3 – 5). Science After Dark admission is free for Museum members and college students with a valid ID.
Guests can add the feature film in the Dome for $5; members may use a Dome pass if they wish. Dome feature film tickets are available at Guest Services.
**Please note: While we will be celebrating dogs at this event, and will have animals on-site from partner organizations, we ask that you leave your fur babies at home. Just as at any other time during Museum hours, only service animals will be allowed in the building. Thanks!**
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