COOL CRYSTALS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 5-7

Help us investigate the science behind crystals and their unique formations. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

COOL CRYSTALS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 8-12

Help us investigate the science behind crystals and their unique formations. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Friday Night at the Museum

For those ages 7 - 12, you are invited to wear comfy clothes as we get a chance to hang out in the Explorium "after hours"! Enjoy special access to exhibits and staff. Pizza will be served; we'll watch a movie and do a fun experiment. Pre-registration is required.

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Make and Take: Egg Carton Geodes

Grab a hammer with us and crack open a geode to see what is hidden inside! Then, we will use recycled materials and items from the kitchen to make our own egg carton geodes.   Ages 5+. Looking for a fun science project to take home? Drop in for a science-themed Make and Take!

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Eyes to the Skies

(Recommended for Ages 7+) Join us for an intro to astronomy! These FREE, informal events are held in the Camino parking lot behind the Explorium, weather permitting, where will explore the skies with our professional-grade 16-inch Meade LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. In the case of poor weather, we’ll take a fantastic journey through the sky in our indoor, inflatable STARLAB planetarium.

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 6-9

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Early Afternoon Explorers Ages 10-12

These monthly, hour-long virtual classes for home-schoolers offer explorers a chance to participate in fun and educational science programs, focusing on a different topic each month.

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Weekend Demo Saturday

Recommended for ages 7+. Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Weekend Demo Sunday

Recommended for ages 7+. Join the Explorium staff as we dig a little deeper into some exciting scientific principles! We'll spark your curiosity during these FREE 30 minute, interactive, demonstrations. Engaging explanations combine with audience participation to create an enjoyable learning experience for everyone!

Theatre: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Audiences everywhere have fallen in love with the Tony Award Winning The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The premise is brilliant: Cast young adults to play middle schoolers competing in a spelling bee. Add some adult characters with “issues.” Layer in sophisticated but contagious music.  Cross your fingers, and hope the cast can keep everything under control.

Gary Goodman's Comedy Magic & Mentalism Show

One Night Only!  Gary Goodman returns to the Willow Theatre for a night of comedic magic and mentalism tricks! Fun for the entire family!

Mark Nizer 4D

One Night Only!  Mark Nizer returns to the Willow Theatre for a night of original comedy, world class juggling, movement, music and technology that promises a spellbinding show for the whole family.

Eyes to the Skies

(Recommended for Ages 7+) Join us for an intro to astronomy! These FREE, informal events are held in the Camino parking lot behind the Explorium, weather permitting, where will explore the skies with our professional-grade 16-inch Meade LX200 Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope. In the case of poor weather, we’ll take a fantastic journey through the sky in our indoor, inflatable STARLAB planetarium.

EXPLORA-SAURUS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 5-7

Join us as we take a deeper look into the different periods of time in which some of your favorite dinosaurs roamed the earth. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

EXPLORA-SAURUS: Explorium Science Squad for ages 8-12

Join us as we take a deeper look into the different periods of time in which some of your favorite dinosaurs roamed the earth. Every month during the school year, we spend an hour investigating a new topic, and working as a team to discover something remarkable!

Friday Night at the Museum

For those ages 7 - 12, you are invited to wear comfy clothes as we get a chance to hang out in the Explorium "after hours"! Enjoy special access to exhibits and staff. Pizza will be served; we'll watch a movie and do a fun experiment. Pre-registration is required.

To Life 3

Back for part 3 due to incredible demand!  Explore and celebrate the contribution of Jewish composers to the great Hollywood musicals!