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Educational Opportunities

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, the Education Department will offer daily Guided Exploration of the Destiny Module, Aerospace Gallery Walkthroughs and Education Workshops. Exploration, Walkthroughs, and Workshops are included with Gallery admission and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis to individuals and small groups*.

Programs are aimed at audiences of all ages, but youth under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Note: In the event that the Aerospace Gallery is closed, Education Department Programs will be cancelled.

*Workshops are meant for individuals and small groups. Groups of 10 or more must contact at least 48 hours in advance to verify availability or request a private program for an additional fee. 


Step inside this mock-up of the International Space Station's research lab to imagine being a space traveler.

10:00 - 12:00 Open

12:00 - 1:00 Closed

1:00 - 5:00 Open


Meet an educator in the Grand Lobby. They will interpret the objects in our Aerospace Gallery, explaining the science and significance of items in our collection.

11:15 Gallery Walkthrough

1:15 Gallery Walkthrough

3:15 Gallery Walkthrough


Stop by our newly-expanded Makerspace to engage in hands-on technology activities and relate them to aerospace applications. 

10:00 3D Printing Workshop

In this 3D Printing Workshop individuals and small groups* learn about additive manufacturing and can design an airplane.

2:00 Drone Zone Workshop

Individuals and small groups* can fly drones and discover how they are used for fun and in work throughout the world.

4:00 Robotics Workshop

Individuals and small groups* can join us to program and control robots, and learn how they are used in space exploration. 

For more information about any of our programs please email