Open Today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McWane Science Center Print Logo

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Ranger Day

May 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Get ready to celebrate the great outdoors! Junior Rangers are invited to spend the day learning more about our National Parks. Join us on May 21st to see National Parks Adventures in IMAX, meet real park rangers, and spend time with Smokey the Bear!

National Parks Adventure Combo Ticket Price

See National Parks Adventure in IMAX and explore the Adventure Halls Saturday, May 21st and Sunday, May 22nd for $10 per person! This combo is only offered for the movie National Parks Adventure on these dates.


National Parks Service
Alabama State Parks
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park
US Forest Service
Tuskegee National Forest



10:00 AM-1:00 PM Tuskegee National Forest with Firetruck and the Alabama Forestry Tent
10:00 AM-10:45 AM “Up, Up and Away” – Model planes.
11:00 AM-11:45 AM “Kids and Clay”- Learning about Native American pottery.

Explore! Lab

10:00 AM-3:00 PM Centennial Education Room with Jr. Ranger Centennial activities. Take your photo with a Ranger hat and fun Find Your Park pop-ups.

City Gallery

12:00 PM-12:45 PM “Freedom is Coming” – Songs from the Civil Rights Movement

Classroom 302

1:00 PM-1:45 PM “Nature, Nature Everywhere” – Learn about plants, animals and animal tracks of Alabama.


2:00 PM-2:45 PM “Let’s Play Dress Up” – living history clothing from Horseshoe Bend National Military Park and Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site


May 21, 2016
10:00 am - 3:00 pm