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NEW EXHIBIT! Seismic Shifts: Earth through Time
Travel through time to discover the formation of our Earth and its transformation into the habitable world we live on today. From Ice Ages to Hothouse Earth, our planet has seen many changes over its vast history.

Exhibit sponsored by the Brown/NASA Northeast Planetary Data Center & the NASA/RI Grant Consortium.


NEW EXHIBIT! Secrets from the Vaults: Ancient Objects and Hidden Treasures
All over the place....yes, it is! Hidden gems and treasures from the Museum's vaults, rarely seen, are featured in this new exhibit curated by Mike McGinity and Richard Siembab.


When is the museum open?
The museum is open every day from 10:00am to 4:00pm, with last admission at 3:30pm. The museum is closed 10:00am to 12:30pm, the first Monday of every month, October through June for our monthly Homeschool Adventures programming.

When is the planetarium open?
The planetarium is a dome theatre, which is only open during showtimes. Public planetarium shows are offered at 2pm every weekend (Saturdays and Sundays), during RI February and April school vacation weeks, and daily in July and August. Early arrival is suggested as tickets are sold first-come, first-served. People are not permitted to enter the planetarium once the show has begun.

What are the admission fees?
Museum admission is $2 per person (Free for children under age 4.)
Some special programs have a separate admission.

Planetarium Admission is $3 per person (Children under age 4 are not permitted in the planetarium.) This includes entrance to the museum and exhibits.





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