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Nights at the Museum is back!

On the last Friday of select months, from 6-9 pm, guests of all ages can enjoy extended hours of exploration at the Cox Science Center and Aquarium. Each Night at the Museum is a different theme, which includes various interactive science crafts, activities, exhibits, planetarium shows, and a chance to view the night sky in Palm Beach County's only public observatory (Weather permitting. Please call before the event to check if Observatory is open).


Upcoming Nights at the Museum events:

July 26th – Ocean Trek   
August 30th
– Bubble, Pop, Fizz                                                                          

September 29th - Fantastic Flight

This Month's Night at the Museum:


Activities Include

  • Coffe Filter Jellyfish Craft
  • Egg Carton Coral Reef Craft
  • Ocean Light Catcher Craft
  • Ocean Zones/Layers Demo
  • Oceanic Eruptions Presentationi and Lab at 7 & 8pm
  • Shark Smarts Presentation by Hannah Medd of American Shark Conservancy 7:30pm
  • Explore Dinosaur Revolution Exhibit
  • Planetarium Show: Kaluokah'ina at 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30pm
  • Touch Tanks at 6:45 & 7:45pm
  • Food available for purchase at our Food Trucks




Adult (13+)

Seniors (60 & older) Children (3-12) Members (13+) Members (3-12)

 General Admission

 $22  $20  $18  $15  FREE 

 Planetarium Shows

 Planetarium rates are in addition to general admission

 $5  $5  $5  FREE  FREE


For more information, call (561) 832-1988. Additional fee for planetarium shows and gem panning.


Thank you to our event partners!

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