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NEW Online Kids Club

Tucker’s Dinosaur Club, the Rice Museum’s new kids’ club, launches September 1. Tucker’s Club is FREE to all but registration is required to become an official member. Members receive free passes to the Museum, an official member badge, and invitations to special club events at the Museum. Every month new activities will be posted to this page, and you’ll receive a reminder …

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New FREE Guided Tour Program Announced

The Museum is offering free guided group tours (guided experiences) throughout the months of August and September. These limited capacity group tours hit all of the same Next Generation Science Standards as the Museum’s typical school tour program and are lead by the same enthusiastic group of educators. Tours include outdoor activities (weather permitting).  Priority booking …

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Rice Museum Selected to Participate in National Museum Program

The Rice Museum has been selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which is administered by the American Alliance of Museums.  Through guided self-study assessment and on-site consultation with a museum professional, participation in MAP will empower the Rice to better serve the citizens of Portland Metro by facilitating its meeting and exceeding the highest …

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May 1 Reopening with New Access Programs and a Fresh New Look

The Rice Museum will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 1. Visitors will notice a few changes, including new flooring, new displays, and a reorganization of gallery spaces.  In preparation for reopening, the Museum will use an advance reservation system and take other health and safety measures outlined by the State, CDC, and other …

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Smithsonian Exhibition Highlighting the History of Women Inventors in the US

Throughout American history, women with diverse backgrounds and interests created inventions that changed lives every day. But women haven’t always had equal opportunities to be inventors or received as much recognition. The Smithsonian and the United States Patent and Trademark Office present Picturing Women Inventors, a poster exhibition that explores the inventions of 19 highly …

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National Fossil Day

Join us on Wednesday, October 14 for a live on-line discussion with local amateur paleontologist Greg Carr. Carr is a long-time volunteer with the Rice Museum and a member of the North American Research Group (NARG), a club of amateur paleontologists who scour sedimentary rocks across the western U.S. for fossil remains. A fossil preparation expert, Carr …

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