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Winter Break
The Museum will be open additional days for winter break. Hours of operation for Tuesday, December 26 through Saturday, December 30 are 9 am-4:30 pm. The Museum will be open from 9 am-2 pm on Sunday, December 31; and closed on Sunday, December 24, Monday, December 25, and Monday, January 1, 2024. Please note: Dates...
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Winter Break Adventure Days (For Ages 7 – 12 years old) December 21, 22, 26, 27, 28 & 29 | 9 AM – 4 PM | Riverside Park & Menomonee Valley Kids will have an active day outdoors while out of school with the UEC! We’ll go hiking, catch bugs, watch birds, play in the...
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Winter Break Forest Adventures (For Ages 4-6 years old) December 21, 22, 27 & 28 | 9 AM – 4 PM | Riverside Park & Menomonee Valley School’s out, get ready for an active wintry day outdoors hiking, climbing and playing in the park! Let’s explore and learn together about what’s happening in nature. Dress...
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November 24 – December 31, 2023 at Boerner Botanical Gardens 9400 Boerner Dr Hales Corners, WI 53130 Light up the holiday season and create unforgettable memories at Winter Wonders drive-through holiday lights show at Boerner Botanical Gardens! Step into a whimsical world of light, wonder and fun for the whole family! Over 1,000,000 LED Lights...
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Totality! / Saturdays in February at 1:00pm Two eclipses cross the US in 2023 and 2024 – an annular on October 14, 2023 and a total eclipse on April 8, 2024! Everyone in the continental US will experience at least a partial solar eclipse on April 8. Total solar eclipses are a rare and beautiful...
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Constellations: Adventures Connecting Earth to Sky / Saturdays in February at 11:00am This program will circle the globe and bring these rich and engaging sky legends to life. It will explore how constellations helped organize the sky and tell time. Audiences will depart the Earth—witnessing how constellations change when traveling through the galaxy. Visitors will...
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Stars of the Pharaohs / Wednesday, February 28 at 11:00am This program highlights the amazing stellar alignments of the pyramids and other structures of the ancient world. Scientists describe and explain the life and power of the Pharaohs and their significance on world history. Visually spectacular in high definition video! Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in...
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Double Feature: Stargazers of Africa & Follow the Drinking Gourd / Wednesday, February 21 at 11:00am Stargazers of Africa- From the dawn of time, African people have looked to the skies above for inspiration and guidance. Stargazers of Africa is a journey connecting the stars, moon, and planets to the people across this great continent-...
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Cleopatra’s Universe / Wednesday, February 14 at 11:00am Explore the truths and mysteries of Egypt’s legendary queen Cleopatra. Experience the life and times of Cleopatra in dramatic fashion as you travel back in time to see stunning recreations of the Alexandria Library, Cleopatra’s Palace, and the Pharos Lighthouse. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature...
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Rising Star / Wednesday, February 7 at 11:00am “Rising Star ” takes you on an astronomical journey from our beginnings through the development of astronomy research in South Africa and looks at what the future of astronomy holds for the country. In addition to introducing multi-wavelength and multi-messenger astronomy, it highlights the many remarkable facilities...
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