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AMSE Hosts Movies at the Museum on Dec. 28

MOTM-webThe public is invited to view “Dinosaur,” the final free feature of the “Movies at the Museum” series in the auditorium on December 28 at 7:00 pm at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.

In conjunction with “Movies at the Museum,” visitors are admitted at no charge to AMSE at 5:30 pm to view the two levels of exhibits on the Manhattan Project history, basic science experiments, energy forms and their uses, and participate in the traveling exhibition “Be The Dinosaur” interactive exhibits complete with computer simulators, prior to the free “Dinosaur” movie at 7:00 p.m.

In the “Dinosaur” (PG – 2000) movie an orphaned dinosaur raised by lemurs joins an arduous trek to a sanctuary after a meteorite shower destroys his family home.

The “Movies at the Museum” series at AMSE is presented by the AMSE Foundation and sponsors are Costco Wholesale, Enrichment Federal Credit Union, Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau, Premier Locations, an Authorized Agent of U. S. Cellular and Z11 Communications.

The American Museum of Science and Energy, located at 300 South Tulane Avenue in Oak Ridge, is open Monday – Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 1 – 5 pm. AMSE is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. AMSE admission is Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $4, Students (6 – 17) $3 and Children (5 and under) no charge. AMSE members are free. Group rates are available for 20 or more with advance reservations. AMSE memberships are Family $40, Grandparents $35, Individuals $25 and Family & Friends $75. AMSE membership is good for 12 months from purchase date. AMSE members receive unlimited AMSE visits and free admission to 250 museums that participate in the Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) Passport Program. Additional membership benefits include discounts on Discovery Shop merchandise purchases, discounts on classes, workshops, programs and birthday parties. For more information on AMSE membership, exhibits, programs and events, click on To schedule a group visit, call AMSE at (865) 576-3200.

Contact: Lissa Clarke
Public Information Officer
American Museum of Science and Energy
Tel. (865) 576-3218
December 21, 2012



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