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
Geek out on a discount! 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
||Social Science opens the Science Museum to adults only (21+ with valid ID) on Thursday, December 5 from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Makers, DIYers, Crafters unite! At the Tinkerer's Ball, we celebrate inventors, artists, geeks and plain every day folk who mix new and old technology to create newfangled marvels.
||On Saturday, December 7 from 12-4 p.m., join us for a day of fun while learning all about outer space! Presented by high school students known as the Space Crew, "Celebration of Space Exploration" has space activities and fun for the whole family!
||On Saturday, December 14 from 12-4 p.m., Open Labs Day gives everyone 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.
||The Science Museum of Minnesota and Omnitheater will close at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 24 for the Christmas holiday.
||The Science Museum of Minnesota and Omnitheater will be closed on Wednesday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday.
||Celebrate African Americans in Science on Saturday, January 18 from 1-4 p.m. This event introduces visitors to some of the best and brightest scientists, inventors, and educators from the Twin Cities' African American community. Meet science and educational professionals, learn about what they do through interactive displays and presentations, and discover the inspiring contributions they've made to technology, education, health care, and innovation in Minnesota.
||Celebrate ¡Amantes de la Ciencia! on Saturday, February 1 from 1-4 p.m. This event introduces visitors to science and education professionals from the Twin Cities' Latino communities. Participate in make-and-take activities, and enjoy entertainment with a Latino flair.
||Celebrate American Indians in Science on Saturday, February 15 from 1-4 p.m. This event introduces visitors to individuals from the Twin Cities' American Indian community who have made significant contributions to science, engineering, and education. Meet presenters from a wide variety of disciplines who will share their areas of expertise through hands-on activities and dynamic displays.
||Celebrate Asian Americans in Science on Saturday, February 22 from 1-4 p.m. meet science and education professionals who represent many geographic backgrounds, from SE Asia to the mainland and the Pacific Islands. Learn about what they do through interactive displays and presentations, and discover the inspiring contributions they've made to technology, education, health care, and innovation in Minnesota.