Dinosaurs, aliens and bigfoot: museum plans summer exhibits

As Mountain View students say goodbye to their classrooms for the school year, the Alaska Museum of Science and Nature prepares to kick off its series of interactive summer activity exhibits.

The museum’s executive director, Katch Bacheller, said staff spent hours researching and developing the youth-oriented activities, which are all themed around a museum exhibit and focus on science and natural history. The first activity — “Let’s Get Growing” — starts Monday.

  • May 26-31: Let’s Get Growing
  • June 2-7: Carnivore Carnival
  • June 9-14: Aliens Among Us
  • June 16-21: Nanoscience
  • June 23-28: Unnatural Science (Bigfoot & Cyclops)
  • June 30-July 12: Funtastic Physics
  • July 14-19: Feathered Tails & Dino Scales
  • July 21-26: On the Wing
  • July 28-August 1: Detective Academy
  • August 4-16: Talons, Paws & Claws.

Admission to the museum on N. Bragaw Street is $5 per adult, $4 for seniors and military members and $3 for children ages 2-12. Children under 2 are free, according to the museum’s website.



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