The Secret is Out: American Museum of Science and Energy’s Platinum Celebration

AMSE’s 70th Birthday Party!

Members FREE – $5 Admission All Day

10 am: Welcome, Flag Pole Dedication, and Sculpture Presentation in front of the museum

11 am & 1 pm: Van de Graaff generator “hair-raising” demonstrations in the auditorium

12 pm – 4 pm: Game competitions in Lab I and Lab II
Winner receives a limited AMSE 3D-printed award!
Marbles * Checkers * Hula Hoop * Hopscotch * Slinky * Silly Putty * Board Games * Ping Pong

1 pm – Secret City Wildbots demonstrate and discuss their robots in the blue hallway

1:30 pm: Historian Ray Smith and Calutron Girl Ruth Huddleston discuss life in Manhattan Project Oak Ridge in the auditorium

2:15 pm: Mike and Kathryn LaMance demonstrate Swing Dancing in the auditorium

3 pm – 5 pm: Showing of the documentary The War Years followed by a Q&A with director Keith McDaniel and producer Ray Smith in the auditorium

All Day: Photo exhibit of the three AMSE sites in the auditorium, special memorabilia in the Discovery Shop, 1940s music, and more!


Mar 23 2019


10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Members Free / Non-members $5