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Lamplighter Circle

WELCOME TO THE LAMPLIGHTER CIRCLE

Urban Lantern ExteriorThe Lamplighter Circle, named after the Urban Lantern towering over the Museum’s main lobby, provides support for the Museum that keeps our lantern lit—offering an extraordinary learning environment for the Fort Worth community and beyond.  Lamplighters make our lectures, world-class educational exhibits, IMAX films, and special events possible through their philanthropic giving.

Collections Showcase - Astronomy

ASTRONOMY COLLECTION

Noble Planetarium Foyer

There’s plenty to see even before you enter the Noble Planetarium’s digital dome. Outside in the queuing area is a collection of some of the Museum’s most significant astronomical possessions, including:

  • The Spitz A-1 Starball, the original planetarium projector starball used by Miss Charlie Mary Noble in a canvas tent in the backyard of the original Fort Worth Children’s Museum in the early 1950s.

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Outside in the Noble Planetarium queuing area is a collection of some of the Museum’s most significant astronomical possessions.
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Museum School Preschool Classes

Museum School childrenFALL/SPRING 2014-2015 MUSEUM PRESCHOOL

For children ages 3, 4 and 5

For more than 65 years, Museum School has been opening young minds to a world of natural wonder. Founded in 1949, the program was first called the “Frisky and Blossom Club.” Today, the Fort Worth Museum School continues to be a national model for informal science education.

Job Posting - Omni IMAX Console Operator

OMNI IMAX CONSOLE OPERATOR

Part-Time Employment

Job Summary:
The IMAX Console Operator is directly responsible for guest experience while inside the IMAX Theater. This staff member oversees the presentational aspect of the pre-show and post-show. The Console Operator will ensure that the film’s picture and sound are pristine and the IMAX Experience is the best it can be for guests.

Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:

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Pre & Post- Visit Resources

PRE & POST-VISIT RESOURCES

The Museum is passionate about supporting the children of Texas and the remarkable teachers working with them.  We know your educational time is precious and we value your trust in our extraordinary learning environments.  Your students will observe, question, predict and communicate as they deepen their understanding of science in our exhibit galleries.  Learning happens here – through hands-on explorations in our exhibits, and through the conversations your students have with you, other students and our staff.  Thank you fo

Professional Development

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Educator Evening in the Cultural District - PDF

September 18 - 4 - 7 p.m.


 

Texas Center for Inquiry

Texas Center for Inquiry Brochure for 2014 - PDF

The Happy Family

THE HAPPY FAMILY SCULPTURE

One of the most smile-inducing components of the new Fort Worth Museum School isn’t an artifact, reptile or colorful painting. Rather it’s “The Happy Family,” a site-specific metal sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Barrett DeBusk, situated in the middle of the Museum School Courtyard.

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Stars Cafe & Reel Refreshments

STARS CAFÉ

Looking for a family-friendly food court eatery during your visit to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History? The Stars Café is the place!

The Stars Café offers 164 indoor seating spaces with additional seating for 50 available on the terrace facing the Western Heritage Plaza. It offers a variety of cuisines through five food stations, with something for every taste:

  • Deli station with hand-crafted sandwiches made on Artisan breads;

  • Specialty station offering North Texas regional favorites, Tex-Mex and barbecue;

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Fun Fact

The OMNI sound system has 50 speakers, driven by 8 amplifiers that produce over 24,000 watts of sound through 6 channels and a giant sub-bass stack to give the audience that “you are there” feeling.

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