Preschool Playdate Tuesdays
Every Tuesday between 10 a.m. and noon, join our preschool-age activities that keep little hands busy and little minds buzzing. Visit the exhibits, make your own take-home science experiment, enjoy preschool-perfect performances, demonstrations, discounts in the Explore Store and restaurants. Learn More
Now, your ID is good for more than library books. Get special pricing every Friday evening at the Science Museum! 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
The Science Museum has 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
||The Big Back Yard opens for the season on Saturday, May 25. Take on its science-style mini-golf course, wander through a 17,000 square foot prairie maze, and watch water separate sand and dirt from gemstones and fossils in the Big Back Yard's very own sluice.
||Spend Memorial Day at the Science Museum! We'll be open on Monday, May 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
||Social Science opens the Science Museum to adults only (21+ with valid ID) on Thursday, June 6 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Twang, thrum and thump at Sound Systems: The Science of Music. From the biology of your inner ear to the inner workings of an electric guitar, we'll explore sound and music from every acoustic angle. This is your brain on music.
||Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed opens on Friday, June 21. This Science Museum original exhibition explores ancient Maya society through the eyes of powerful kings and queens and the farmers, artisans, administrators, and craftsmen who supported the elite and made up the foundations of these ancient states.