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Calendar of Events

August 2015

August 1 GSK Science in the Summer Chemistry Day is Saturday, August 1 from 1-4 p.m. Slip into your lab coat and grab your safety goggles—it's time to do some chemistry! GSK Science in the Summer Chemistry Day is an event full of hands-on activities that let you try your hand at making, playing, and creating with chemistry!
August 6 What would your superpower be—flight or invisibility? Is either even possible? Explore the science of superheroes this Social Science, as we examine the powers of your favorite caped crusaders and defenders of justice. Take a look at what our future holds, and whether we ourselves may one day be super. Social Science is an adult night, welcoming those 21 and over to grab a drink, enjoy the museum, and experience innovative programming.
August 8 Making Connections Saturdays celebrates the diversity and creativity in our community. From 12-4 p.m. meet artists, scientists, crafters, fixers and tinkerers from diverse backgrounds, who will share their creations and crafts through hands-on activities and dynamic displays.
August 8 On Saturday, August 8 from 12-4 p.m., the museum will host University of Minnesota scientists and volunteers, as they present fun, hands-on activities around synthetic biology. Visitors will have the opportunity to think about how new scientific techniques and products might change our future, as they explore cell functions, match microbes, and even "Engineer Superheros!"
August 15 Play. Tinker. Make. On Saturday, August 15 from 12-4 p.m. participate in additional hands-on creating and making activities in the galleries.
August 22 Play. Tinker. Make. On Saturday, August 22 from 12-4 p.m. participate in additional hands-on creating and making activities in the galleries.
August 29 Play. Tinker. Make. On Saturday, August 29 from 12-4 p.m. participate in additional hands-on creating and making activities in the galleries.

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

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. 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 (unless noted otherwise). Learn More

Behind the Scenes
Take a peek behind the scenes! On select dates we open the doors of the Science Museum's labs and Collections Vault. Learn More