Make it your resolution to join the Exploreum for our annual Happy Noon Years celebration Saturday, December 28th! Ring in the New Year with family friendly experiences that explore the world of science, technology, engineering, and math.
When the clock strikes noon our Moonpie will drop, heralding in even more fun throughout the building. Be sure to not miss the Big Boom in the courtyard as we send hundreds of plastic balls flying through the air.
General Admission applies for non-members.
Exploreum members get in free.
Children 3 and under get in free.
Event Activities & Experiments
Makey Makey New Year Dance Off
Come and learn more about makey makey micro controllers and participate in a dance off!
Make your own firework painting to take home using wax resist and watercolor.
It’s time for everyone’s favorite part of ringing in the New Year! Explore how we use chemistry to create amazing firework colors!
The Big Boom!
Come welcome in the New Year with the biggest boom in town! See what happens when we mix freezing cold liquid nitrogen and boiling hot water – followed by a whole bag of ball pit balls! It’s sure to be a blast!
Hidden Fizzing Fireworks
Experience an acid and base reaction that reveals some crazy wonderful colors!
Come and celebrate the new year with a batch of bubble filled punch!