NOW ON DISPLAY: Be The Astronaut

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Check out the Children’s Museum and Science Center’s Newest Exhibit

Ever dreamed about being an astronaut? Now you can see what it’s like to be one! The Children’s Museum & Science Center is currently featuring a new traveling exhibit called “Be The Astronaut.” Centered around a series of state-of-the-art interactive video games, the exhibit allows visitors to learn about space travel while designing their own mission.

Using virtual technology, explore the moon, Mars, Jupiter, and the asteroid belt through programs recreated directly from NASA’s space probe data. Learn to fly a spaceship, pilot landers and drive rovers on the surface of various celestial bodies with the help of a virtual crew of experts.

Be sure to catch this out-of-this-world exhibit now on display at the Children’s Museum and Science Center!

Hours and additional information

The Children’s Museum and Science Center is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10am-5pm and Sundays, 1pm-5pm. It costs $6 to visit the museum (children under 2 can visit free of charge) and Rocky Mount residents can attend the museum for FREE on Sundays. During your visit with us, make time to catch a planetarium show! See what’s playing by clicking here.

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