When: Fri., April 21, 5-9 p.m. 2017
Build yourself up for an evening of incredible hands-on science! Put on your construction hat to create dowel rod structures and gum drop towers, then celebrate your efforts with a delicious demonstration about the science of chocolate at 7 pm! Blast off in The Dome at 6:30 pm and 7:15 pm for a special all-live Cosmic Expedition exploring candy in space and then treat yourself to a showing of the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at 8 pm. After the shows, step outside to stargaze with the Richmond Astronomical Society on the front lawn. Science After Dark activities and a Dome Feature are $10 for general public; $5 per each additional Dome Feature. Museum members enjoy free exhibit admission, $5 or Dome pass per Dome Feature. Advance reservations are highly recommended; please call 804.864.1400 to reserve your seats.