MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

Feb 19, 2017 - Sep 4, 2017

Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put these myths to the test, just as the team from the popular MythBusters TV show does! The exhibition includes live demonstrations, visitor participation, and spectacular sets and experiences...

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Frozen Carnival in Ice

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017

ALL-NEW THEME! Open select dates from February 3–28, 2017 for cool family fun! Looking for something really cool to do this winter? Frozen Carnival in Ice is an incredible ice sculpture extravaganza held at the Skylands Stadium Event Center. This year we have an all-new interactive carnival theme! This indoor/outdoor event will feature more than 100...

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Learn the Native legend of this unique American food. Investigate the seasonal life cycle of the sugar maple tree and discover how 100% real maple syrup is made from the sap. Measure the diameter of trees and see the specialized equipment needed to collect sap. Take part in a taste test to identify the real thing. Participate in a field walk to learn how to identify the sugar maple tree and...

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Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas will be showing beloved Disney classics for only $6 every weekend in February! It’s the perfect family outing and a great place to take the kids during February vacation week. Here are the movie offerings for each weekend:   February 3-5, 2017 – Alice in Wonderland February 10-12, 2017 – Aladdin February...

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15th Annual Holiday Train Show

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017

Come celebrate the holiday season with us! This year’s Holiday Train Show display will feature a 34-foot-long “O gauge” model train layout with Lionel’s model Metro-North, New York Central, and vintage subway trains running on eight separate loops of track, against a backdrop featuring graphics celebrating the Museum’s 40th anniversary by artist Julia...

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Jurassic World at the Franklin Institute

Feb 19, 2017 - Feb 28, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Travel to Isla Nublar and come face-to-face with a velociraptor or a humongous T-Rex in an exhibit that’ll make mini explorers feel like they’re actually in the movie. Educational bonus: paleontologists designed the program, so kids get to how real-life dinosaur DNA research takes them back in time.   

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