Release date: IMMEDIATELY
Date: May 20, 2004
Contact: Jennifer Reynolds, Media Specialist ~ (909) 798-5048
Nancy Kirkwood, MYC Educator ~ (909) 307-2669 ext. 271 / TDD/TTY: (909) 792-1462.
Event Date: Monday, May 31, 2004
Event Place: Redlands, CA
County Museum Open on Memorial Day Monday
The San Bernardino County Museum will be open on Monday, May
31 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visitors can see a variety of special
and permanent exhibits about the cultural and natural history
of inland Southern California and the Southwest, and can enjoy
"Star Light, Star Bright" family activities focused
Do stars really twinkle? How far away are they? Visitors can
explore the stars in the museum's inflatable StarLab planetarium.
The Museum Youth Club will lead hands-on astronomy activities
after each show. The one-hour programs start at 11:00 a.m., noon,
1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. The cost for a StarLab show and activities
is $1 per person in addition to museum admission.
Museum visitors will also enjoy the museum's permanent galleries
and see several special exhibits: "Beauty for the Hand and
Eye," featuring Guatemalan textile techniques; "UnEarthed!
fossils in the museum collections;" "Outdoor Adventures
in San Bernardino County," a display of photographs from
the museum archives; and "Native American Traditions: Hopi
Katsinas" sponsored in part by the San Manuel Band of Mission
The San Bernardino County Museum is at the California Street
exit from Interstate 10. The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays
and holiday Mondays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $6 (adult),
$5 (senior or student) and $4 (child aged 5-12). Children under
5 and Museum Association members are admitted free. Parking is
free, and the facility is handicapped-accessible. Lunch, snacks,
and beverages are available at the museum's Garden Café
from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit www.sbcountymuseum.org
or call (909) 307-2669.
Kamelyta Plimley, Marketing Assistant
San Bernardino County Museum
2024 Orange Tree Lane, Redlands, CA 92374
Tel (909) 798-9829 Fax (909) 748-7763 TDD/TTY (909) 792-1462.