“Movies at the Museum” continue on three Friday evenings in December with free admission at 5:30 pm followed by the free movie at 7:00 pm at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.
The December featured movies include: December 7 “The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms” (NR – 1953) as a result of an arctic nuclear test, a carnivorous dinosaur thaws out and starts making its way down the east coast of North America; December 14 “Godzilla” (PG13 – 1998) an enormous radioactively mutated lizard runs rampant on the island of Manhattan; December 28 “Dinosaur” (PG 2000) where an orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sanctuary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home. All movies are shown on the big screen in the AMSE auditorium.
“Movies at the Museum” are presented by the AMSE Foundation and special event sponsors Costco Wholesale, Enrichment Federal Credit Union, Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau, Premier Locations, an Authorized Agent of U.S. Cellular, and Z11 Communications. Public invited. No charge to visit AMSE open at 5:30 pm including “Be A Dinosaur” virtual technology exhibition, prior to the 7:00 free admission movie.
The American Museum of Science and Energy, located at 300 South Tulane Avenue in Oak Ridge, is open Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 1 – 5 pm. AMSE admission is Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $4, Students (6 – 17) $3 and Children (5 and under) free. AMSE members are free. Group rates are available for 20 or more with advance reservations. AMSE memberships, good for 12 months from purchase, are Family $45, Grandparents $35, Individuals $25, and Family & Friends $75. AMSE members receive unlimited AMSE visits and free admission to 250 museums that participate in the Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program. AMSE members also get discounts on Discovery Shop merchandise, discounts on classes, workshops, camps and birthday parties. AMSE is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. For more information on AMSE memberships, exhibits, programs and events, go to www.amse.org To schedule a group visit, call AMSE at (865) 576-3200.
Contact: Lissa Clarke
American Museum of Science and Energy
Tel. (865) 576-3218
December 3, 2012