The OMNI sound system has 50 speakers, driven by 8 amplifiers that produce over 24,000 watts of sound through 6 channels and a giant sub-bass stack to give the audience that “you are there” feeling.
FIELD TRIP OPPORTUNITIES
To receive these special group rates, you must book two weeks in advance. A minimum of 15 is required for group rates. Expedite your reservation by using our fax form or call Group Services between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 817-255-9440. Our helpful staff will advise you of available show times and suggest the best programs and combinations for your group.
WELCOME TO THE LAMPLIGHTER CIRCLE
The Lamplighter Circle, named after the Urban Lantern towering over the Museum’s main lobby, provides support for the Museum that keeps our lantern lit—offering an extraordinary learning environment for the Fort Worth community and beyond. Lamplighters make our lectures, world-class educational exhibits, IMAX films, and special events possible through their philanthropic giving.
Noble Planetarium Foyer
There’s plenty to see even before you enter the Noble Planetarium’s digital dome. Outside in the queuing area is a collection of some of the Museum’s most significant astronomical possessions, including:
The Spitz A-1 Starball, the original planetarium projector starball used by Miss Charlie Mary Noble in a canvas tent in the backyard of the original Fort Worth Children’s Museum in the early 1950s.
FALL/SPRING 2014-2015 MUSEUM PRESCHOOL
For children ages 3, 4 and 5
For more than 65 years, Museum School has been opening young minds to a world of natural wonder. Founded in 1949, the program was first called the “Frisky and Blossom Club.” Today, the Fort Worth Museum School continues to be a national model for informal science education.
OMNI IMAX CONSOLE OPERATOR
The IMAX Console Operator is directly responsible for guest experience while inside the IMAX Theater. This staff member oversees the presentational aspect of the pre-show and post-show. The Console Operator will ensure that the film’s picture and sound are pristine and the IMAX Experience is the best it can be for guests.
Basic Function and Responsibilities including but not limited to:
Light and Sound Systems:
PRE & POST-VISIT RESOURCES
The Museum is passionate about supporting the children of Texas and the remarkable teachers working with them. We know your educational time is precious and we value your trust in our extraordinary learning environments. Your students will observe, question, predict and communicate as they deepen their understanding of science in our exhibit galleries. Learning happens here – through hands-on explorations in our exhibits, and through the conversations your students have with you, other students and our staff. Thank you fo
THE HAPPY FAMILY SCULPTURE
One of the most smile-inducing components of the new Fort Worth Museum School isn’t an artifact, reptile or colorful painting. Rather it’s “The Happy Family,” a site-specific metal sculpture by internationally acclaimed artist Barrett DeBusk, situated in the middle of the Museum School Courtyard.