2018 Programs and Events

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Family Fun!

Curiosity Corner is open during museum hours
ROCKS! corner looks at the building blocks of the earth, stop by and check out the volcano, identify a variety of rocks and minerals, take a closer look at some fossils! Explore our hands-on discovery center and learn more about rocks! Free Admission! 

Saturday, November 24    Silhouette Holiday Gift Make and Take          10-12   
Stop by and make a silhouette holiday gift. Bring the family! While you are at the museum, explore the Curiosity Corner “ROCKS!” Don’t forget to wander around the exhibits and discover more about Native American history and culture, local history and of course the wonderful animal collection. Admission is free and you don’t need to register for the craft.

Saturday, December 29    Star Wars inspired crafts and projects          10:30-12   
In conjunction with the museum's newest traveling exhibit "Star Wars: the Nostalgia Awakens" we invite you to stop by and make crafts based on your favorite characters from the very first three films. A variety of projects are available for all age ranges, so bring the family. Don't forget to look around the exhibit in the museum! The exhibit contains every toy made by the Kenner Toy Co. for Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and Return of the JediAdmission is free and you don’t need to register. The exhibit and craft day are sponsored by the Friends of the New London Public Museum, thank you!

Vintage Film image Grand Ol' Night at the Movies!

Sat., Dec. 15 Miracle on 34th Street        7pm   
          Join us for a vintage Hollywood movie at the historic Grand Cinema Theater! Step back in time and enjoy the Christmas classic Miracle on 34th Street on the big screen. The movie starts at 7 PM, tickets are only $3 per person and are on sale now at the museum. Come early and enter to win a prize!