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McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center’s September Hours and Events

(Concord, NH)

Beginning September 1, the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., plus the first Friday of every month from 6:30 – 9 p.m.


Special September events include: a Super Stellar Friday Teen night at 7 p.m. and public talk at 8:15 p.m. on Friday, September 4 by Science Educator Dave McDonald on the mysterious dwarf planet Pluto; a new exhibit opening on Saturday, September 12, “Riding the Waves of History”; a new exhibit station on the Sun to complement the planetarium show “Sunstruck!” on Saturday, September 19; and a celebration of National Museum Day on Saturday, September 26.


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center features 21st century interactive exhibits on aviation, astronomy, Earth and space sciences, a state-of-the-art planetarium and a variety of science, technology, and engineering and mathematics programs. The engaging, robust educational programs are geared towards families, teens, seniors, students, community groups and lifelong learners. For more information, visit


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