Dec 24 2016
Jan 08 2017
Mars: Your Vacation Destination

Mars: Your Vacation Destination

Presented by Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science and Space Center) at Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Science & Space Center)

Powerhouse Science Center is your travel guide this holiday week as they prepare you for a fantastical voyage to Mars. Discover a whole new world through a plethora of special activities designed for your family’s enjoyment. The Science In Motion exhibition will be retrofit to enhance your Mars travel plans. Practice rocket launches, explore dining choices for space travel, and discover ideas that will make your vacation to Mars a little more comfortable.

You’ll see “rover” choices that will help you navigate your excursion on the red planet. Then meander along the “Solar System Walk” to plot your course to Mars. Find out which critters in the Center’s live animal collection would be best suited to space travel. Aerojet Rocketdyne will share a special launch pad exhibit. Escape to outer space in the planetarium shows. All aspiring astronaut families will enjoy the numerous activities and photo opportunities with costumes and backdrops.

Note: Planetarium shows at 1pm and 3pm (for guests ages 4 and older).

Admission Info

General $6
Seniors (Ages 60+) and teens (Ages 13-17) $5
Youths (Ages 4-12) $4
Children (Ages 3 and under) Free

Phone: (916) 808-3942


Dates & Times

2016/12/24 - 2017/01/08

Location Info

Powerhouse Science Center (Discovery Museum Scienc...

3615 Auburn Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95821