Barbara's Beat: U.S. Space and Rocket Center treats teachers to free weekend Jan. 18-20

Friday, January 17, 2014

U.S. Space and Rocket Center treats teachers to free weekend Jan. 18-20

Teacher Appreciation Weekend

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center salutes teachers with free admission Jan. 18–20. Each teacher may also bring one guest, at no charge. 

Workshops, included with free admission, will be featured Saturday, Jan. 18. Teachers may watch the night sky with a planetarium show in Star Lab, build a catapult inspired by the Da Vinci: The Genius exhibit and learn about all the Ultimate Field Trip options. 

Teachers attending this weekend will be able to register to win a one-day field trip for his or her classroom. Go to to plan your visit. Teachers will be asked to provide education identification.

Saturday Workshops
Star Lab
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00pm – 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: The Saturn V hall in the Davidson Center

UFT Programs
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Lab in the Davidson Center Lobby

Da Vinci Catapult
11:00 a.m.
2:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m.
Location: Da Vinci exhibit in main museum

Thanks to the
U.S. Space and Rocket Center
Huntsville, Alabama 35805
MUSEUM HOURS: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Adults (13 and up) $25
Children (6-12) $20 5 and under free.
Price includes museum and choice of IMAX® or 3D film (excludes feature length films).

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