Launch into the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum during Thanksgiving Break for ScienceFest: Pumpkin Chunkin’

Launch into the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum during Thanksgiving Break for ScienceFest: Pumpkin Chunkin’

Wednesday, November 27th, Friday, November 29th-Sunday, December 1st: ScienceFest: Pumpkin Chunkin’ will launch at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum over Thanksgiving break as we investigate physics by discovering the best way to create some (pumpkin) pie in the sky! This event is free with paid Museum admission, free for Museum members. Admission is $12.50 per person for ages 2 & up, under 2 years are free. We are also continuing to offer our discounted $3 admission for Michigan EBT/Bridge Card cardholders through January 5th, 2020.

Have you ever wanted to launch pumpkin and see how far it can fly? Which works better, a catapult or a trebuchet? This Thanksgiving come to the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum to find out!

We will be building our own pumpkin launching devices with mini pumpkins and other objects. Pumpkin Chunkin’ activities will run 12-4 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of Thanksgiving break.

In addition to ScienceFest: Pumpkin Chunkin’, the Museum will also offer several add-on workshops for museum visitors. Come explore Slime Time on Wednesday, Food Chain on Friday and Saturday, and DIY Lip Balm and Slime Time on Sunday. These workshops are $6 general public, $4 members with specific times throughout the day. Please see our website for times and details.

Discover the Scientist within you at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum! Explorers of all ages can investigate a world full of educational and interactive exhibits that highlight the wonders of math, science, technology, and art. Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday noon – 5 p.m. The Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Call 734-995-5439 for more information.

The Mission of the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center is to create moments of discovery that inspire curiosity, exploration and respect for STEM and the natural world.

Our Vision is a world where curiosity today leads to more purposeful lives tomorrow.

Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum * 220 E. Ann St * Ann Arbor, MI 48104 * 734-995-5439 *

The event is finished.


Nov 27 2019 - Dec 01 2019


10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Glenn Beck
Weekdays 9am-12pm
Dennis Prager
Weekdays 12-3pm
Thayrone X
Weekdays 3-6pm
Dana Loesch
Weekdays 6-8pm
Joe Pags
Weekdays 8pm-11pm
Steve Gruber
Weekdays 6am-9am