Hop into History: Pittsburgh’s Space Stories

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Heinz History Center
Starts at $20 | Register now
In Person Program

Add to Calendar05/11/2022 10:30 AM05/11/2022 11:30 AMAmerica/New_YorkHop into History: The Big Landing: Pittsburgh’s Space StoriesEarly learners from ages 2 – 5 are invited to join us for an interactive online session exploring the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique!Heinz History CenterHeinz History CenterfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Kids ages 2–5 and their caretakers can explore the people, places, and stories that make Pittsburgh unique at the History Center’s fun and engaging Hop into History program series.

Pittsburgh has long been involved in space exploration! On May 11, investigate the early work of the Allegheny Observatory by drawing sunspots and making our own version of a telescope lens. Then jump ahead to the 1960s and see Pittsburgh’s contributions to the Apollo 11 Moon Landing! Create a rubber band rocket, grab “moon rocks,” and get ready to land!

This in-person program at the History Center is designed for early learners ages 2-5 and their adult caretakers. Upon arrival, please check in at the History Center Admissions Desk.


Advance registration is required. Cost is $20, which includes participation in the program along with daylong museum admission for up to 2 kids and 2 adults (age 18+). Guests may be added for an additional cost.

History Center members receive 50% off registration with discount code HOP2022.

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For more information, please contact Jaime Ursic at jlursic@heinzhistorycenter.org.