Winter Programs at the Museum

February 12, 2019 | Authored by Robyn Small

Talk with the Curator – Combating Terrorism: Law Enforcement at Home and Abroad
Thursday, February 21 at 6:00 pm
International- and domestic-terrorism has changed law enforcement in many ways from increased security at airports to NYPD officers stationed abroad. Come hear from Curator Sarah Haggerty on how major terrorist attacks have changed policing and get behind-the-scenes access to exhibits and artifacts. This program is free with admission. Tickets available here.

Science Saturday
Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 pm
Learn about the crime scene investigative skills involved in analyzing textiles and fibers, including chemistry, optics, and engineering through a series of activities for all types of learners. Create your own fiber magnifier! Family members of all ages are welcome. Free with your Museum admission. Get your tickets here.

Witness | Attack on the USS Cole: Precursor to 9/11
Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 pm
Join our panelists for a discussion on this unique and historical investigation into the deadly bombing of the USS Cole. Following the attack, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) led a joint investigation in the Republic of Yemen. This bombing was part of al-Qaeda’s repeated assault on the United States and occurred just a year before the September 11 attack on the World Trade Centers. Get your tickets here.

Storytime + Workshop
Wednesday, March 6 at 11:00 am
Join a retired law enforcement officer and Museum educator for a reading of Hansel and Gretel and a fun hands-on activity designed for our youngest visitors (2-5 years old). This program is free with admission to the Museum. Admission is FREE for children under 5. Get your tickets here.

Science Saturday
Saturday, March 23 at 1:00 pm
Visit the Museum for a fun-filled afternoon of science activities. This month’s theme is Handwriting, Forgery and Counterfeiting. Learn about the chemistry, psychology, and observation skills needed to determine authentic documents and items from their fake counterparts. Suitable for all types of learners.  Family members of all ages are welcome. Free with your Museum admission. Get your tickets here.

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