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Family Night: View the Perseid Meteor Shower

Families may enjoy viewing meteors zip through the sky throughout the night into the pre-dawn hours from the comfort of the Museum’s Observation Deck.  Doors will open at 10:00 p.m. on August 11th and close at 5:00 a.m. August 12th.  Kids may also enjoy stories and crafts to take home.

Participants should dress appropriately for the outdoors and bring a lawn/camping chair or blanket and small flash light.  Light refreshments will be available.  Admission is free; however, donations are appreciated.

Aug-11-18 10:00 pm - Aug-12-18 5:00 am
Dickson Mounds
Address: Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds