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Ongoing Events

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

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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. 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

August 2014

August 7 Social Science opens the Science Museum to adults only (21+ with valid ID) on Thursday, August 7 from 6-11 p.m. At Red, White and Rosé: The Science of Wine, celebrate this favorite fermented fruit and all its shades with limited wine samplings, special activities on the science behind wine, and an in-depth look at the chemistry, biology, and history of a beverage that has fascinated us through the centuries.
August 9 Join us for Dinosaur Day on Saturday, August 9, from 12-4 p.m. Take part in dinosaur and fossil related activities around the museum. Talk to experts about dinosaurs. Cast a fossil. Make a stop-motion movie using model dinosaurs. Traders at the Collectors' Corner earn 2000 bonus points all day.
August 23 Join us on Saturday, August 23 from 12-4 p.m. for Scratch Day! We will have a range of Scratch mini-workshops for the price of general admission. Get a quick and easy introduction to Scratch, tinker with Scratch robotics, play with Scratch sensors, and even create a Scratch joke!