Star Families: Greek Myths & Legends

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Saturday September 17

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12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM

Best for:
Children 7-12 and older and their families. Please note: Unless part of a chaperoned group, each child must be accompanied by his or her parent or guardian.

Ticket Availability:
Tickets for this program will be available up to the day prior to the program. Tickets on the day of the show can be purchased in the Gift Shop, availability permitting. This listing will be updated if the show has limited capacity or becomes sold out before the day of the show. 

About the Show: 
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Many of the constellations we can see in our night sky appear as characters in Greek myths. You'll hear tales of monsters, animals, gods, heroes and princesses, and you'll learn how to identify the associated constellations.

General Admission Included:
This ticket includes general admission to our exhibits, in addition to the show! Arrive prior to your show or stay after your show is over to explore our exhibits featuring research here at UNC Chapel Hill, see live science experiments in our Science Stage, visit our gift shop, or participate in hands-on activities in our Launch Lab! Check our website for our operating hours to see when exhibits are open on the day of your visit.

Ticket Availability: limit 10 tickets/order
Tickets for this program will go on sale 2 weeks prior, and be available online up to one hour prior to showtime. Tickets will be available for purchase in our box office on the day of the program as availability permits. 

If you have difficulty with online sales, contact the box office at 919.962.1236 or by email at Our box office is currently open M-F, 9AM -3PM, except holidays. 

Special Program:
Star Families is one of Morehead's special programs, and is not eligible for free member tickets.

Other Discounts: (not available in advance) 
Some discounts are not available in advance, and are only available when tickets are purchased in-person at the box office on the day of your visit. Please see our plan a visit page online for more information about available in-person discounts. These include second-show discounts, reciprocal discounts for members at participating museums, and discounts for UNC students. 

These special discounts are only available when purchased in-person on the day of your visit. Tickets purchased in advance at full-price that would otherwise be eligible for discount if purchased in-person are not eligible for refund of discount value.

Refund/Cancellation Policy: 
All ticket sales are final and refunds are not available for absent guests or unused tickets. Refunds are not available for guests who purchase tickets in advance at full price that would otherwise be eligible for a discount if tickets had been purchased in person (such as reciprocal discounts). Purchased tickets may be exchanged for admission to another show of equal or lesser value occurring within the next two weeks if availability permits, however, requests for exchange must be made no later than the day prior to the date on the original ticket. Requests for exchange on or after the date on the original ticket are not accommodated. In the event this program is cancelled as a result of severe weather or other closure, ticketholders will be refunded or offered an exchange to a different show.