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Science & the Titanic

April 8 at 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Don’t Miss Science Saturday at our Museum!

Join us for a first-person, live presentation from the perspective of a passenger on Titanic’s maiden voyage.
* View the dome show “Night of the Titanic” with sections on deck, at sea and under the ocean
* Participate in a hands-on workshop assembling and testing a radio transmitter and Morse Code key
* And take a simulated dive aboard a submersible to Titanic’s final resting place
Plus, after free refreshments, visit the rest of the museum and exhibits at your own pace
Secure your spot today! Tickets are just $12 (+ $1.65 service fee)

9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.; $12 Admission per person

Presentation: Through a telepresence robot, a planetary scientist who’s worked with NASA will share insights about NASA’s ongoing robotic mission at Saturn.

Dome Program: Saturn, Ring World 2, narrated by Star Trek actor John Billingsley, explores the rings and moons of Saturn through the eyes, ears and nose of the Cassini Space Probe.

Workshop: Experiment with iPads, light and gas particles to discover the secrets of Saturn’s rings and the mysterious moon Enceladus, a potential site for for life beyond earth!

Spaceflight: Take a simulated journey out to Saturn in the Advanced Spaceflight Lab and perform experiments including a virtual walk on the moon Titan!

Enjoy exclusive access to the “Be the Astronaut” Exhibit before it opens at the San Diego Air and Space Museum!

Get a NASA-Style ID Badge and a Rover Driver License that allows you to access astronaut training simulators!

Then, enjoy snacks and free time to explore the National Automobile Museum at your own pace!

Tickets available online at Secure your spot while spaces remain!

Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada. Register at

May – Science Fiction and Science Fact
June – Driving Electric Vehicles
July – Talking to Space
August – Surviving Space Weather
September – Flying on Mars
October – Mining in Space
November – Eating in Space
December – Celebrating in Space

What do you want to be when you grow up?

More than just the average children’s educational event, Science Saturdays include interactive simulations and workshops to integrate learning, fun and imagination for children eight to 12 years old. When asked this question as a kid you probably said an astronaut, a scientist or the President of the United States of America. Now give your kid a chance to become 2 out of 3 of these with Science Saturdays at the National Automobile Museum.

Science Saturdays are hosted in partnership with the Challenger Learning Center of Northern Nevada, a nonprofit organization that fosters positive learning experiences and creates long-term interest for students in mathematics, science and technology. Each monthly event features a different theme relating to space and technology, where participants can become an astronaut or scientist for the day. Upcoming experiences include a simulated journey to the Moon, Mars and beyond in one of only two Advanced Spaceflight Labs in the country, as well as a simulated deep sea journey to discover the Titanic.

Science Saturdays are held the second Saturday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and admission is $12 per person for children and adults, which also includes admission to the National Automobile Museum. The event brings together technology, science and fun for the whole family.


April 8
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Event Category:


National Automobile Museum


National Automobile Museum
10 S Lake St
Reno,NV89501United States