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Do you have what it takes to be an archaeologist like the adventurous Indiana JonesTM? Let’s find out!
Get your exclusive Adventure Passport on the days below and complete a new expedition each weekend. The more expeditions you complete, the more prizes you earn!
Here’s What You Can Earn:
Two Expeditions – Get an Adventure Pencil
Three Expeditions – Get a Souvenir Patch
All Four Expeditions – Enter to win a Family Membership!
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
Don’t miss your chance to check out the U.S. Premiere of this blockbuster exhibit! Families and kids of all ages will learn about the real science of archaeology while they enjoy props, costumes, real world artifacts and an interactive scavenger hunt, and hands-on activities.
Members Only! Kids Get Free Indiana Jones Admission Thru March 27!
Calling all parents! Discovery Science Center Members will receive FREE KIDS ADMISSION* (ages 3-14) to Indiana Jones™ and the Adventure of Archaeology through March 27.
*Limit one free admission per paid adult admission. Kids (ages 3-14) will receive free admission upon presenting valid membership card and ID.
Expedition #1: February 9-11
- Whip It! – Every junior archaeologist needs a whip; make your very own whip to take home with you!
- Think like an Egyptian – Egyptians solved mathematical puzzles and figured out how to build pyramids. Can you think like an Egyptian and solve brainteaser puzzles?
- Target Practice – Practice your aim by hitting a target using air cannons.
Expedition #2: Feb 23-24
- Streets of Cairo - Overcome your fear as you meet and greet slithering snakes and their friends. Even take your photo with them!
- Snake Charming – Do snakes blink? Why do they shed their skin? Learn about the anatomy of snakes with this make and take snake activity.
- Good Eats – Archaeologists travel the globe and often find themselves eating anything from frog legs to pig ears and event monkey brains. Do you eat with your eyes or your mouth? Find out here!
Expedition #3: March 9-10
- Map Reading – Do you know how to read a map or use a compass to find your way? Learn how at this interactive station.
- Navigational Tools – Test your map reading and compass skills and navigate from point A to point B. How easily will you make the journey?
- The Runway – If you had to make a quick getaway, could you take off in and land a plane? Learn how in this make-and-take station!
Expedition #4: March 23-24
- Rituals and Musical Instruments – What are rituals and how are musical instruments used in rituals around the world? Make your own musical instrument here and perform in a band!
- Archaeology and Artifacts – Meet an archaeologist and explore their world and even get the chance to participate in artifact recovery.
- Secrets of the Mayans - Can you read an ancient language? Decode symbols from the past in this discovery station.
Activities and locations subject to change. While supplies last.
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