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Gateway to the Stars
Beginning at 7:15 pm in the Education Classroom inside the Visitors Center, kids 5-12 will have the opportunity to make and bring home their own telescope that uses the same principle as the one Galileo would have used. At 8:00 pm, kids will work with our Sky Ranger to earn a special Junior Ranger Night Explorer patch. Weather permitting, free telescope viewing will be provided by volunteers from the St. Louis Astronomical Society and will take place at the West Entrance to the Visitors Center until 10 pm.
These programs are free, but space is limited. Reserve your child’s place ahead of time by calling (314) 655-1708. (One telescope per family.)