Forces of Nature showcases the awesome spectacle of earthquakes, volcanoes, and severe storms and follows scientists on a ground-breaking quest to understand what triggers these natural disasters. You travel to the very brink of erupting volcanoes, into the paths of deadly pyroclastic flows, along massive fault lines, and aboard vehicles barreling toward tornadoes. Along the way, you learn what can be done to predict and prepare for these events and minimize their deadly effects.
Rocky Mountain Express
Thu 12/26/13 To Sat 06/07/14
Rocky Mountain Express propels audiences on a steam train journey through the breathtaking vistas of the Canadian Rockies and relates the epic adventure of building the nation's first transcontinental railway.
Wed 01/01/14 To Sat 08/30/14
Some of our Interactive Exhibit Galleries include DinoLabs, Fort Worth History, Energy Blast, Fort Worth Children's, the Cattle Raisers Museum and much more! Public Planetarium presentations are included in each Museum Exhibits Admission Fee.
The Planetarium is open daily.
Fri 02/14/14 To Thu 08/21/14
FLYING MONSTERS - For thousands of years, humans have believed that there were once flying monsters. But could creatures this extraordinary really have existed?
Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
Fri 03/07/14 To Thu 08/21/14
Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs brings to life ancient wonders, historic intrigue and a modern-day forensic adventure, all in one eye-popping IMAX® film.
Indiana Jones and the Adventure of Archaeology
Sat 03/08/14 To Sun 08/10/14
This exhibit is presented by the National Geographic Society, immerses you in the science and history of field archaeology. Walk in the footsteps of beloved film hero Indiana Jones as you embark on this interactive museum adventure.
Sat 03/08/14 To Thu 08/21/14
Dolphins gives audiences a fascinating new perspective on the lives of dolphins and their remarkable intelligence. From the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the wind-swept seas of Patagonia, Dolphins takes audiences under the water's surface for a romp with inquisitive Atlantic spotted dolphins, acrobatic dusky dolphins, and the familiar bottlenose dolphin of Flipper fame.
Island of Lemurs
Fri 04/04/14 To Thu 08/21/14
The movie takes audiences on a spectacular journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar. Lemurs arrived in Madagascar as castaways millions of years ago and evolved into hundreds of diverse species but are now highly endangered.
Dwight Blocker Bowers is curator of American Entertainment History at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution. Bowers oversees the institution’s fabled collections of entertainment artifacts, from the ruby slippers to a Kermit the Frog puppet
Fri 04/25/14 To Sun 06/08/14
Join Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the researchers of VORTEX 2, the most ambitious effort ever made to understand the origins and evolution of tornadoes, on this heart-pounding science adventure. Feel the adrenaline and experience the science as Tornado Alley reveals the beauty and untamed power of breathtaking weather events.