Beginning Sept. 16, the German Gallery and the beginning of the Cold War Gallery (up to the Redstone Atomic Warhead) will be closed and inaccessible during renovations.

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  • Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day 2019

    Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

    Join us Saturday, September 21, 2019 for Smithsonian magazine Museum Day! 

    Mark your calendar for America’s annual celebration of boundless curiosity. Museum Day brings together museums, zoos & cultural centers from all 50 states to offer free admission to all ticket holders. 

    Cosmosphere guests that show their printed ticket receive free admission into the Hall of Space Museum for two guests. Tickets available HERE beginning August 15, 2019. 

  • Coffee at the Cosmo: Space Debris: Do you know what is hanging over our heads?

    Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

    Offered every Third Thursday from 9:00 - 10:00 am, this enriching continuing education program for life-long learners features entertaining, insightful presentations by Cosmosphere staff and visiting professionals who are experts in a variety of topics related to science and space. Free to the public, coffee and pastries are provided. Watch cosmo.org for topics.

    Enjoy this free presentation on "Space Debris: Do you know what is hanging over our heads?," by guest speaker, Ron Lopez, President and Managing Director, Astroscale U.S. Inc. 

    Society relies on satellites for all aspects of daily life – from communications, navigation, to monitoring the planet for environmental efforts. However, millions of pieces of debris of all shapes and sizes are orbiting the Earth and posing a threat to active satellites on which humankind depends. Astroscale is developing the technology and working with international partners to encourage the responsible use of space. For more infomation about Astroscale, visit astroscale.com.

    *Coffee at the Cosmo topics and speakers are subject to change.

  • Early Closing of the Lobby at 5 pm

    Date: Friday, October 18, 2019
    Location:Cosmosphere Lobby

    The Cosmosphere's main entrance, naviGATOR simulator and lobby will be closing early to the General Public on Friday, October 18 at 5:00 pm for a private event. The Carey Digital Dome Theater shows afer 5:00 pm will play as scheduled. The Hall of Space Museum and Gift Store are open normal hours until 7:00 pm.

    Please use the alternate entrance to the North of the main entrance, by the Richard E. Smith Science Center.

Carey Digital Dome Theater
Justice Planetarium
Hall of Space Museum
Dr. Goddard’s Lab