Explore the Universe

Heritage Family Day Series

Astronomical Observing at the National Mall Building

This annual event takes place every April at the Museum in Washington, DC. Understand how different cultures see the sky. Learn about telescopes and do some daytime observations (weather permitting).

Join us for other upcoming Heritage Family Days

This program is made possible through the generous support of Northrop Grumman Corporation.

Family Day

Explore the Universe Day
Saturday, April 9, 2016
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Throughout the Museum in Washington, DC
Admission: Free

People around the world have always looked to the sky but they don’t always see the same things.  Bring your family to the Museum to experience how different people study the sky and hear their stories.

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Museum Floorplan

Curator and Visitor during Explore the Universe Day
 

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