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Doctor Who is Back!
at the Saint Louis Science Center First Friday
ST. LOUIS, MO, (SLFP.com), September 2, 2015 - Doctor Who returns to the Saint Louis Science Center's First Friday on September 4. Families can dress up as your favorite Doctor. Take your picture in the TARDIS! Talk to K-9! Find five companions and help save the world in a live action Companion Conquest!
Special presentations include:
Doctor Who episodes in the OMNIMAX© Theater:
- Actor John Leeson, the voice of K-9 live via FaceTime from England, 7 p.m.
- The Real History of Doctor Who with Washington University professors Karen Acton and Christine Johnson, 8:30 p.m.
Doctor Who episodes in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium:
- The Unquiet Dead (2005) 6:30 p.m.
- Partners in Crime (2008) 7:30 p.m.
- The Angels Take Manhattan (2012) 8:30 p.m.
- School Reunion (2006) and The Sun Makers (1977) 10 p.m.
Free Demos and Activities: 6-9:00 p.m.
- The Three Doctors (1972) 8:30 p.m.
- Into the Dalek (2014) 10 p.m.
Special presentations and Doctor Who episodes in the OMNIMAX Theater and James S. McDonnell Planetarium are free, but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed in front of the main building beginning at 6 p.m.
- Talk to K-9 with the St. Louis R2 Builders
- Check out Doctor Who creations from Handmade Family and other artists
- The Science of Doctor Who: Amazing Science Demonstration
- A Doctor Who Code of Ethics with Dr. Keith Miller, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Doctor Who Trivia Contest: 7:00 p.m. (limited seating)
- Public Telescope Viewing: 7-9:30 p.m. (Outside the James S. McDonnell Planetarium, weather permitting)
The St. Louis Science Center is located just south of Forest Park. The facility is connected to the James S. McDonnell Planetarium in Forest Park via a walkway across Highway 64. Visitors can enjoy numerous interactive exhibits and educational programs in a space station environment.
Boeing Hall, a new 13,000-square-foot exhibition addition to the Saint Louis Science Center, provides a needed venue to better accommodate traveling exhibitions, and provide space to house unique educational activities on a distinctive, green rooftop terrace.
Visitors will experience the simulation of a space launch as they are transported via the 'StarShuttle' (elevator) to the facility's two upper levels, collectively called the Boeing Space Station. In the SkyBay, over 9,000 twinkling stars and glowing planets can be seen slowly moving across the new 80 sq. ft. dome.
Monday - Thursday & Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m
Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
(Planetarium closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday)
Sunday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
There is no admission fee to the Science Center. However, there is a nominal charge for shows in the OMNIMAX® Theater, the Planetarium and some traveling exhibitions in the Exploradome. For more information, call 314-289-4400 or 1-800-456-7572.
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