September 2, 2005
Free Admission to Hurricane Victims Offered at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Fort Worth, Texas – The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is offering free admission to its exhibits, films and Planetarium shows to people displaced by the Hurricane beginning Thursday, September 1.
Residents of the affected areas need only show a driver’s license from Louisiana, Mississippi or Alabama to be admitted free, along with their children.
“We really want this place to be a refuge of the spirit for all the displaced families who are staying temporarily in our area,” said Charlie Walter, the Museum’s chief operating officer. “This is a safe place where children can play, where adults can escape for while in an IMAX film, where families can enjoy some creative fun together in spite all the challenges they face.”
The free admission will be available at least through September.
Lone Star Dinosaurs (permanent)
Hubble Space Telescope (through Sept. 5)
Kid Staff (through Sept. 11)
Hands On Science (permanent)
KIDSPACE (for children 6 and under; permanent)
Omni Theater IMAX films:
Fighter Pilot (through Sept. 30)
T-Rex: Back to the Cretaceous (through Sept. 5)
The Living Sea (through Sept. 5)
Mystery of the Nile (through Sept. 5)
Noble Planetarium shows:
Death of the Dinosaurs
To the Planets and Beyond (opening Sat., Sept. 2)
About the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s core purpose is education: offering extraordinary learning experiences in science and history to the diverse population of North Texas, particularly children, their families, and educators. The Museum features four core exhibit galleries; the Noble Planetarium, DinoDig®, KIDSPACE®; Museum School®; and the Omni Theater, showing IMAX films on a screen seven stories high. Since the mid-1980s, the Museum annually welcomes more than 800,000 visitors, making it the most popular cultural attraction in North Texas.
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is located at 1501 Montgomery Street in Fort Worth’s Cultural District. For more information, call 817-255-9300 or go to www.fortworthmuseum.org.