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September 2018

Throwback Pricing

September 20

As a special offer to our visitors this year, on the 20th of every month, we will THROW BACK the prices, meaning admission to McWane will be the same price as what it was when we opened 20 years ago in 1998. Pretty cool, right? Adventure Halls Kids: $6 | Adults: $7 | Senior: $6 Combo Ticket Kids: $9 | Adults: $10 | Seniors: $9

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Museum Day

September 22

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Joining us to celebrate Museum Day 2018, WOMEN MAKING HISTORY: Trailblazers in the arts, sciences, innovation & culture, will be; Lauren Allred, Director of the Cahaba Environmental Center at Living River, on Level 2,…

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October 2018

Home School Day

October 1

Is your child a home school student looking for a fun and educational way to spend the day? Plan a trip to McWane Science Center on Home School Day (first Monday of each month)! There will be special programs, live science demonstrations, give-aways and a discounted ticket price: FREE for home school parents, $7 for kids, and $6 for accompanying adults. October's Theme: Earth and Beyond Programming Schedule TBA

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Earth Science Week

October 14 - October 20

Since 1998, scientists have celebrated Earth Science week. This time is used to educate the public about the earth sciences and to equip them with appreciation, understanding, and stewardship. For this 20th celebration of Earth Science Week, the American Geosciences Institute has declared the theme to be “Earth as Inspiration,” and is emphasizing artistic expression as a powerful tool for geoscience education. In honor of the 20th celebration of Earth Science Week (as well as McWane’s 20th anniversary of sparking…

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An Evening at Hogwarts

October 19 - October 20

Calling all witches, wizards, and muggles: Grab your wizard robe and cross Platform 9 ¾ to McWane’s School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! Enjoy dinner in the Great Hall, make your own wizard wand, concoct potions, attend flying lessons, and more!  After class is dismissed, grab your complimentary popcorn and drink as you view a special showing of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in the IMAX Dome.  It’s the wizarding event of the year that you won’t want to…

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