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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 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!
August 24 The Ultimate Dinosaurs exhibition closes on Sunday, August 24. Don't miss your chance to see the menacing Carnotaurus, the tiny Eoraptor, the infamous Giganotosaurus, and more.

September 2014

September 8-12 The Science Museum's exhibit galleries and Omnitheater will be closed for annual maintenance from Monday, September 8 through Friday, September 12. This will give technicians a much-needed chance to tune up the galleries and Omnitheater in preparation for our upcoming fall and winter seasons. The Computer Education Center and parking ramp will remain open.

October 2014

October 3 Flight of the Butterflies opens in the Omnitheater on Friday, October 3. Follow the monarchs' perilous journey and join hundreds of millions of real butterflies in the remote mountain peaks of Mexico, with breathtaking cinematography.
October 3 The Butterfly House also opens on Friday, October 3. See dozens of species close-up, watch their natural behaviors, and explore their life cycles and the ways they are supported by their environment.
October 9 Social Science opens the Science Museum to adults only (21+ with valid ID) on Thursday, October 9 from 6-11 p.m. At Undead, explore the creepier side of science with everything from electrical reanimation to mummification to the power of infections spread by bite. Grab a drink, and watch out for the flesh-eating beetles.
October 15 Design Zone opens on Wednesday, October 15. Go behind the scenes and see how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers, and other creative problem solvers use math to do the amazing things they do.