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The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. every day for February vacation, from Friday, February 15 through Sunday, March 3.  Visitors to the Discovery Center during the vacation weeks will be able to explore the science galleries, engage in a variety of science and engineering activities, and choose from five different planetarium shows each day – including The Little Star that Could, Life under The Arctic Sky, Black Holes,Tonight’s Skyand  Wildest Weather in the Solar System. Read more →


Concord, NH--The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will offer “To Pluto and Beyond - New Horizons Visits Ultima Thule”, a presentation by Dave McDonald, M.Ed. on Friday February 1 at 7 p.m. for its February Super Stellar Friday. Every first Friday of the month, the Discovery Center is open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with special programming, a planetarium show, and stargazing (weather permitting) with the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. Read more →


The McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day from December 21-31 for Christmas vacation except for Christmas Day. Families can create holiday memories together as they explore the special exhibition, Math Moves!, explore the science galleries, and take in one or more of the five planetarium shows available each day. Read more →


The McAuliffe Shepard Discovery Center host a workshop on finding planets in other solar systems on Friday, October 5. The workshop will happen during the Discovery Center’s Super Stellar Friday event where the Center is open extra hours every first Friday of the month from 6:30-9:30 PM with special programming. Read more →


Archaeoastronomer, Solar Astronomer, and Senior Educator R.P. Halewill take participants back in time to decipher the mystery of Mayan math, calendars, and astronomy at the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center Friday June 1, 2018, at 7 p.m. Read more →


On Saturday, May 5, from 10:30 – 4 p.m., the McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center will present AerospaceFest, New Hampshire’s annual aerospace festival. The public is welcome to engage in a wide variety of hands-on science and engineering activities at the festival, to see the Discovery Center’s newest planetarium show, and to meet an astronaut: New Hampshire’s own Dr. Jay C. Buckey, Jr. Read more →