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Aug 24, 2016 

Fullerton Museum Center Unveils California: The Center of the Universe

The Fullerton Museum Center will unveil its latest exhibit, California: The Center of the Universe with an opening reception on Saturday, September 3, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., and will feature a curator’s talk, refreshments, live entertainment, and star gazing with the Orange County Astronomers Association. Admission cost to the event is $10 and free for Museum members.

California has had an indelible impact on the development of the nation’s space program. This exhibit explores the impact the Golden State had, and continues to maintain, on astronomy, aerospace, and our understanding of the universe.

California: The Center of the Universe is open to the public September 4 through October 23. General admission is $5, students and seniors $4, and children 6-12 $3. The exhibit is free to Museum members.

Programs accompanying the exhibit will include:

Apollo Incognito, an illustrated lecture on Saturday September 10

“War of the Worlds” movie on the Plaza on September 24

Rocket Workshop, model rocket building on October 23

Aerospace Legacy Day Panel Discussion with engineers, scientists, and designers on October 23 

The Fullerton Museum Center has long been known for the best in multidisciplinary exhibitions and educational programs in history, science, art, and the humanities. FMC has been voted “Best Museum” in Orange County by the OC Hot List. 

The Fullerton Museum Center is located at 301 N. Pomona Ave. in Fullerton. For Museum hours and further information about this exhibit and programs, please call (714) 738-6545.