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Preschool Playdate Tuesdays
Every Tuesday morning, join our preschool-age activities that keep little hands busy and little minds buzzing. Visit the exhibits, make your own take-home science experiment and enjoy preschool-perfect performances. Learn More

Student IDiscount
Get special pricing every Friday evening. Enjoy 8.5 acres of world-class exhibits, a giant-screen domed Omnitheater and more for our lowest student price ever. Just bring in a valid student ID after 5 p.m. any Friday evening. Learn More

Senior Tuesdays
We've designated the first and third Tuesdays of every month as Senior Tuesdays. Tour the museum's exhibits, enjoy an Omnitheater screening and take a coffee break on us! Learn More

Social Science
Grab a drink, enjoy the museum and experience innovative programming in an adults-only atmosphere on the first Thursday of every other month. Learn More

April 2014

April 22 The Kitchen Pantry Scientist joins the Science Museum to help our smallest visitors celebrate Earth Day with a special Earth Day Preschool Playdate. From 10 a.m. to noon, enjoy preschool-friendly activities about conservation and climate science. Learn more about Preschool Playdates.

May 2014

May 17 Our Storms on Stage show returns Saturday, May 17 at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Leave those umbrellas at home and experience the making of clouds, lighting, thunder, tornados, and a rainbow on our auditorium stage.
May 24 Our Storms on Stage show returns Saturday, May 24 at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Leave those umbrellas at home and experience the making of clouds, lighting, thunder, tornados, and a rainbow on our auditorium stage.
May 26 The Big Back Yard opens for the season on Monday, May 26. Take on its science-style mini-golf course, wander through a 17,000 square foot prairie maze, and admire our Native American gardens.
May 31 Behind the Scenes: Science Labs gives museum visitors an opportunity to peek at what goes on behind the scenes. Talk to museum researchers and volunteers about their work, look at objects from the museum's collection, and understand all of the work that happens to maintain a collection.