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Children 12 and younger:  $8.00 *
Seniors: 60 and older:  $8.00
Teachers: $8.00 **
Little Rock City Employees: $8.00 **
Active and Retired Military: $8.00 **

* Children under 12 months of age are    admitted free
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August 2014

    Kevin Delaney wows world on The Tonight Show!

    Big news! Kevin Delaney, director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery (MOD), performed his unique brand of "Awesome Science" on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday, May 5. He demonstrated the same sort of “Awesome Science” experiments he performs for Arkansas school children every week at the Museum of Discovery. Only this time, Jimmy Fallon was his lab assistant!

    So how did Kevin get this awesome opportunity?

    It all started with an unexpected phone call from NBC in mid-January. A producer from The Tonight Show contacted MOD chief marketing officer Kendall Thornton saying that Jimmy Fallon, the show’s soon-to-be new host, wanted to feature periodic science segments. The producers were contacting more than 50 science-focused museums around the country to see if they had a “science someone” who might be a good fit for “The Tonight Show.” Indeed we did — Kevin!

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    Where did you grow up?
    I grew up in New Jersey, relocated to New England and lived in Providence, RI, until 2011. I hitched my wagon to an Arkansan long ago – and knew I’d end up here sooner or later. I’m happy to call Arkansas home.
    What was your initial reaction the first time you heard Arkansas Razorback fans “calling the Hogs”?
    I was confused and waiting for a group of actual pigs to come running out. Turns out the call was coming from an oversized novelty ballpoint pen. It’s much better in person. Woo Pig Sooie!!!
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