“Food Fights” and more at The Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, located at 900 N. Las Vegas Blvd. will feature a “food fight” each weekend in February in which the qualities and unique characteristics of common foods will be compared.

*Scheduled February programming includes:

  • Butter vs. Margarine: includes a butter making opportunity on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 5 at 1:15 p.m.
  • Lemons vs. Oranges: a citrus throw-down that explores unique capabilities of each fruit on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 12 at 1:15 p.m.
  • Pears vs. Apples: Can you fool your nose to think one tastes like the other?  Saturday, Feb. 18 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19 at 1:15 p.m.
  • Potatoes vs. Pop Rocks:  Both explode.  Saturday, Feb. 25 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26 at 1:15 p.m.

*All activities are subject to change and will be done while supplies last.

The Museum offers its popular Critter Connections each Saturday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Guests can experience the feeding and care of the many living creatures, including sharks, snakes and stingrays, who reside at the Museum.

ABOUT THE MUSEUM

The Museum is located at 900 N. Las Vegas Blvd. in downtown Las Vegas and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for students, seniors and military and $5 for children ages 3-11.  Children age 2 and under, museum members and Association of Science and Technology Centers Passport Program members are free. For additional information or to support the museum, visit www.lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.

CONTACT:             
Marilyn Gillespie – 702-384-3466
Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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