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1 week ago

There's no greater tool in an amateur astronomer's toolbox on #eclipseday than solar glasses. Make sure if you are looking at the eclipse you always wear your glasses to prevent any ocular damage! The Museum will be viewing 99.5% of the eclipse on Monday, August 21 from 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM. This is a FREE event. #museumatprairiefire #eclipse #solareclipse #sun

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1 week ago

Finley may not be that big yet, but that's still a pretty giant Dino track he's found himself in! #museumatprairiefire #science #worldslargestdinosaur

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2 weeks ago

Ready to see a solar eclipse on a much grander scale? Join the Museum at Prairiefire to witness 99.5% of the total eclipse of the sun on August 21 between 11:30 AM and 2:30 PM. This free event is open to all Museum guests! #totality #solareclipse #astronomy

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3 weeks ago

The wetlands can't get any greener after last night's storm! Pretty soon they'll be taller than the building. #museumatprairiefire #wetlands #nature

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3 weeks ago

Finally something humans and apes can agree on. War for the Planet of Apes begins now! #museumatprairiefire #warfortheplanetoftheapes #mapape

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3 weeks ago

We're checking people in for War for the Planet of the Apes! We're ready to see chimps and humans duke it out. #museumatprairiefire #warfortheplanetoftheapes

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3 weeks ago

Tonight's the night for our exclusive screening of War for the Planet of the Apes. We'll be covering the build up and after show meet up with Dr. Wyckoff. Spots are still available so if you're planning on coming grab a seat early as the theater will fill up on a first come basis. #museumatprairiefire #warfortheplanetoftheapes #witnesstheend #youngproffesionals #kansascity #mapape

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3 weeks ago

Turtle Power! Princess was out today for the Little Explorers where they learned all about why turtles and tortoises have shells. #museumatprairiefire #littleexplorersclub #science #turtle #discoveryroom

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3 weeks ago

Our chimp is sizing up his competition for after the war with humans. Tomorrow is the exclusive Cinetopia screening for War for the Planet of the Apes. Get your tickets before they're gone! #museumatprairiefire #warfortheplanetoftheapes #witnesstheend

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4 weeks ago

The war between ape and man is only two days away. Tickets are going fast for our special screening of War for the Planet of the Apes, so get your stinking paws on them now! Order your tickets at museumatpf.org/events/war-planet-apes-screening to see the film, meet evolutionary biologist Gerald Wyckoff and get exclusive movie, museum and Cinetopia swag! #museumatprairiefire #mapape #warfortheplanetoftheapes #warfortheplanet #witnesstheend @museumatpf @cinetopia

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4 weeks ago

Our chimp is gearing up for next week's screening of War for the Planet of the Apes. He's taking some time to catch a VR film before seeing man and ape duke it out on the big screen. This young professionals screening will take place next Wednesday, July 26 at 7:00 PM. Get your tickets at museumatpf.org/events/war-planet-apes-screening #warfortheplanetoftheapes #warfortheplanet #witnesstheend #mapape #museumatprairiefire @museumatpf @cinetopia

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4 weeks ago

Dan Johnson is giving us the scoop on where to see the stars in Kansas City this summer. #museumatprairiefire #sciencehappyhour #science #happyhour #astronomy

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