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Journey Into Space at the Central States Fair

August 17, 2018 - August 26, 2018  12:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Come learn and play with us every day at The Central States Fair! Drop in Noon through 7 PM to journey into the stars, build rovers, pop rockets and more! Want to volunteer at the planetarium? Learn more here.

*Schedule & Topics of Discovery Expeditions Subjects to Change

 Friday, August 17th

Lonely Planet Discovery Expedition

Saturday, August 18th

Pop Rockets Discovery Expedition

Sunday August 19th

Build A Rover Discovery Expedition

Monday, August 20th

Alien Encounter Discovery Expedition

Tuesday, August 21st

Create A Space Craft Discovery Expedition

Wednesday, August 22nd

Galaxy In A Bottle Discovery Expedition

Thursday, August 23rd

Bedroom Planetarium Discovery Expedition

Friday, August 24th

Solar Ovens Discovery Expedition

Saturday, August 25th

Bottle Rockets Discovery Expedition

Sunday, August 26th

Volcanoes Discovery Expedition

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The Journey Museum is currently in Winter Hours:

Winter Hours

(October 1st – April 30th)
10 AM – 5 PM Monday through Saturday
1 PM – 5 PM Sundays

Summer Hours

(May 1st – September 30th)
9 AM – 6 PM Monday through Saturday
11 AM – 5 PM Sundays


All individual admissions are good for two days with receipt.

Museum General Admission:

Adults (ages 18+) $10
Seniors (ages 62+) $8
Students (ages 6 – 17) $7
Children 5 & under FREE with family

Groups (10+ people):

$7 per person

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.

Education Groups (12+ students):

$3 per student (all students 18 and under)
$5 College Students

Chaperones are requested. Special pricing will be extended to adult chaperones.

Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.