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Mar 6, 2020

Mar 6, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Mar 6, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 13, 2020

Mar 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Mar 13, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Mar 24, 2020

Mar 24, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur artists alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other artists in your community. Our collections make excellent subjects for sketching because they're always perfectly still! Oh, and did we mention air conditioning...summer in Iowa, right?  This program is designed for adult participants but everyone is welcome!  Admission is free. Advanced registration not required. Tuesday, February ...

Apr 3, 2020

Apr 3, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Apr 3, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 7, 2020

Apr 7, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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Experienced, aspiring, and amateur writers alike: this summer, make our museums your muse. Join us in one of our magical gallery spaces after-hours with other writers in your community. We think our museum is one of the best places to write in town; evoking curiosity and wonder while remaining quiet and of course, climate-controlled (Phew! Summer in Iowa, right?). Work on a project you've been needing a reason to revisit or begin something totally new. All genres, all subjects–we got you. ...

Apr 10, 2020

Apr 10, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

Apr 17, 2020

Apr 17, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

May 1, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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ALL NEW dates & themes are here! Our most popular kiddo program continues with all new dates this spring! Explore the Museum of Natural History after dark for an evening of pizza and STEM fun. Each month we'll explore a different area of science, technology, and culture with interactive demonstrations, fun activities, and hands-on learning. Your child will receive an official MNH Miner Helmet with a head lamp to keep, and the group will explore the darkened bird and mammal galleries as part...

May 15, 2020

May 15, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Jun 5, 2020

Jun 5, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...

Jun 19, 2020

Jun 19, 2020

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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Bring your toddler to enjoy a story and related activities at the Museum of Natural History! 30 minutes of guided learning (story, poems/songs, craft) that leads to free exploration of the museum is the perfect way to start a Friday with your littles. And all before naptime! Read on the Rug is recommended for ages 2-4 along with their parent or guardian. We're doing away with registration limits! Come one, come all! Cost is free. Walk-ins welcome, though we sure do appreciate your advanced...