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Springfield Museums, Planet Earth: You Are Here
December 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 30, 2022
Celebrate the place we all call home with a variety of hands-on art and science activities. Free with museum admission!
Note: Activities, locations, and times subject to change. Please pick up a daily schedule in the Welcome Center for the most up to date information.
Create a Compass, 11 am-3 pm
Learn the science of compasses and make a working example. Discovery Lab, Lower Level, Springfield Science Museum
Meet and Greet with the Lorax, 11 am-12 pm; 2-4 pm
Come snap a selfie with the mustachioed environmental activist! Science Workshop, Second Floor, Springfield Science Museum
Story Time with the Lorax, 12:30-1 pm
Join the Lorax for a special reading of the book that bears his name. Science Workshop, Second Floor, Springfield Science Museum
Live Animal Encounter, 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Join one of our friendly educators to learn more about the animals that call the Springfield Science Museum home! Reptile Wall, Lower Level, Springfield Science Museum
Celebrate Earth, 12-4 pm
Make a mobile to share what you love about Planet Earth. Art Discovery Center, Second Floor, GWV Smith Art Museum
Wheel of Extinction, 11 am-3 pm
Can you identify which animals are extinct? Spin the wheel and find out. Museum Lobby, First Floor, D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts
Recycled Animal Sculpture, 11 am-3 pm
Sculpt an animal out of recycled materials. Deco Room, First Floor, D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts