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Museum of Discovery Offers Free Admission

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Museum of Discovery

    The Museum of Discovery’s First Free Friday program will end in 2007.  Beginning Jan. 13, visit the Museum from 1-5 p.m. on the second Sunday of each month and receive free admission for the entire family as part of the Museum’s new Second Sunday program.

   Second Sunday will replace the popular First Free Friday.  Second Sunday will allow families and individuals to experience the hands-on, interactive exhibits at the Museum free of charge.

   “Our experience indicates that Sunday afternoon is the most popular time of the week for an intergenerational family outing, and the Museum of Discovery offers an educational experience for the whole family,” said Nan Selz, executive director of the Museum of Discovery.           


  Founded in 1927, The Museum of Discovery is Little Rock’s oldest museum.  It remains a fixture of the River Market District in Downtown Little Rock and welcomes visitors into a “world of discovery for all ages.”  Throughout 2007, the Museum is proud to celebrate “80 Years of Discovery.”  The year long celebration will include special events and exhibits designed to showcase science, history and technology.

   The Museum’s mission is to engage, enlighten and educate people of all ages through an interactive experience where science and history come alive. The Museum of Discovery is a Smithsonian Affiliate and a member of the American Association of Museums, the Association of Science and Technology Centers and the Association of Children’s Museums.

   Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for children 1-12, $7 for seniors over 65 and free for children under one. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.  The Museum of Discovery is located at 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 150, Little Rock, Ark.  For more information, call the Museum of Discovery at 501-396-7050 or visit


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ŠThe Voice 2007
01/13/2008 03:06:28 PM