Today - Saturday, June 25
Museum Open 9 am - 5 pm
9 AM - 5 PM
We’re throwing a party to celebrate the museum’s 40th birthday, complete with birthday cake for guests, little gifts for children, and special activities for children throughout the museum including make-your own party hats, OCM Science Celebration Show, balloon chemistry and birthday party games.
10-11 AM & 2-3 PM
Make your own piece of shell jewelry or shell craft to take home. Space is limited.
Learn all about the magic that comes from reading, hear wonderful stories and help our princess with a wondrous spell!
10:30 AM & 2:45 PM
Join Professor Play as we learn, play and discover together through a variety of exciting games, activities, and toys.
10:45 AM, 1:45 PM & 3:45 PM
Every enchanting sea creature has a story about them. Listen to a fantastical new fairytale in our Pirates & Mermaids exhibit from our very own mermaids!
11 AM, 12 PM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM
Kids and parents love these live science demonstrations presented by
museum staff. Favorite shows include The Amazing Bubble Show and Whiz
Bang Science Show. Come watch and learn as we explode soda, make huge
bubbles and much more!
11:15 AM & 1:15 PM
Join our staff each day as we explore various artistic styles, try out a new mediums, or work together on a creative community project. You never know what will be happening to inspire your creativity!
11:30 AM & 2:45 PM
Join our staff of hearty buccaneers daily as we uncover the mysterious world of
pirates and their watery world. Guests will have the opportunity to
investigate pirate lore and artifacts as well as marine fossils and live
11:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 3:30 PM
It’s time to sing your favorite fairytale song and dance with your friends in fairytale land. Join them every day for a musical magical time.
11:45 AM & 2:45 PM
Everyone needs water, so come and learn how to keep our water ways sparkling clean in our Pirates & Mermaids exhibit. Engage with our mermaid hosts as she teaches about her underwater world and how we can all work together.
12:15 & 3:15 PM
Get your body moving weekends at the museum. We’ll keep healthy with fun activities like playing with a giant parachute, learning a new dance, or playing backyard games like hopscotch, hula hoop, and jump rope. These group activities make staying fit fun.
There’s a dragon in the castle and the princess needs your brave help! Learn as Lady Evelynn teaches all the children how to be brave knights and conquer any foe!
Get ready for our daily Celebration Parade by making your own parade accessory in our Creative Arts Center. Show off your artwork as we parade through the museum during our 40th birthday summer Celebration Parade.
Join us for a lively march around the museum during our end-of-day Celebration Parade.