Free Shows and Demos

Want to know what's happening at the Museum?  We have plenty of activities going on daily! Click here for our demonstration and show schedule.


Choose a day below to view the available events, IMAX films, and Planetariums shows.

Today's date is:

Events for Wednesday, April 25, 2018
  • 60 Minutes in Space (April 25)

    Go "behind the stories" in space science using the best images and animation available to help understand new developments. Seating is limited to first come, first served. Please use the main entrance on the North side of the Museum. 

    Wednesday, April 25
    7 p.m.
    Gates Planetarium
    Free

    The next 60 Minutes in Space is Wednesday, May 30.

    After Hours
  • Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

    In this Museum-produced show, zip through other-worldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.

    Run Time: 25 minutes

    Showtimes:
    Daily: 2:15 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: 4 p.m.

     

    Planetarium
  • Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure

    Volcanoes tower 80,000 feet above a barren surface. Monstrous hurricanes rage for 400 years. And multicolored rings sit suspended in air.

    In Cosmic Journey: A Solar System Adventure, travel through our solar system at many times the speed of light, taking in the wonders of the planets and their moons.

    Run Time: 23 minutes

    Showtimes:
    Monday-Friday: 10:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

    Planetarium
  • Creatures of Light

    February 23–June 10, 2018

    Creatures of Light reveals some of the most magical, wondrous, and truly extraordinary creatures and phenomena found in the natural world. Exhibition is included with Museum admission.

     

     

    Exhibitions
  • Dead Sea Scrolls

    March 16–September 3, 2018

    The regional premiere of this exhibition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see authentic Dead Sea Scrolls. Special timed ticket required.

    Exhibitions
  • Destination Solar System

    Explore space like never before in the live show Destination Solar System! 

    This out of-this-world tour, departing from Gates Planetarium, takes place on board the Space Express. Travel hundreds of millions of miles in just seconds with Jesse, an enthusiastic, knowledgeable—but inexperienced—tour guide, and Max, a highly advanced, fully integrated onboard computer. Tours of the hottest hot spots and the coldest, stormiest, and most spectacular sights in the solar system await curious space explorers of all ages.

    Showtimes

    Daily: 11: a.m., 1:30 p.m.

    Planetarium
  • One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

    One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.

    Run Time: 23 minutes


    Showtimes:
    Daily: 10 a.m.

    Planetarium
  • PASAPORTE AL UNIVERSO

    In this Museum-produced show, zip through other-worldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.

    Run Time: 25 minutes

    Showtimes:
    Daily: 2:15 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: 4 p.m.

     

    Planetarium
  • Passport to the Universe

    In this Museum-produced show, zip through other-worldly wormholes, experience the creation of the Milky Way Galaxy, and witness the violent death of a star and subsequent birth of a black hole.

    Run Time: 25 minutes

    Showtimes:
    Daily: 2:15 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: 4 p.m.

     

    Planetarium
  • The Archaeology of Beer

    Join Travis Rupp, instructor of classics at the University of Colorado Boulder and the research and development manager at Avery Brewing Company, to explore the origins of beer production in the ancient Middle East and Egypt and how it expanded during Greek and Roman dominion. Although ancient Greece and Rome boasted the superiority of the grape, beer production and consumption was at the core of diet and nutrition in the Mediterranean dating back to the Bronze Age. Rupp will also highlight his creation of Ales of Antiquity as a beer archaeologist at Avery.

    Wednesday, April 25
    7 p.m.
    Phipps Theater
    $15 member, $18 nonmember
     
    After Hours
^ Back to Top