Museum & Planetarium Events

The Lorax Original Short Film @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy this animated short film featuring one of Dr. Seuss’ most popular creations – The Lorax.

Reef Explorer with Gyotaku Fish Printing @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 18 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn about the sea creatures featured in the Museum’s Ocean Reef diorama, then create a unique Gyotaku fish print to take home.

Sand Bar Lecture Series: Space Race to Space Station with Kathrine Hunt
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first man on the moon! During this discussion Kathrine will talk about the political factors that were a driving force in the Space Race that eventually landed the United States on the moon’s surface.

Touch Tank Feeding @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help Museum docents feed sea stars, horseshoe crabs, and other live critters in the Museum’s Touch Tank.

OIB Fire & Rescue @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 19 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Climb inside a real firetruck! Firefighters from OIB Fire & Rescue will have some hands-on activities for kids. This event is cancelled if the weather is bad or the firefighters are called to respond to an emergency.

All Hands on Deck @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 19 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids will enjoy learning about the creatures that live in the ocean in this fun, interactive program.

Dolphins and Porpoises @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Was that a porpoise or a dolphin you saw swimming in the ocean? This event will show you how to identify them.

Shell Sleuths @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the marine animals that not only created the shell you found on the beach, but also lived in it.

Shark Hunt @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Many shark species swim off NC’s coast. Check out the shark jaws in the Museum’s Changing Tides Gallery. Learn even more about sharks in this program.

Snakes Alive! @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

NC has 6 venomous snakes. Can you identify them? Come to this fascinating program and learn more about snakes. A live feeding precedes the program.