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Social Science

Why should kids have all the fun?

Social Science is an adult night at the Science Museum of Minnesota, welcoming those 21 and over to grab a drink, enjoy the museum, and experience innovative programming.

You must present a valid 21+ ID to gain entrance to the museum.

Social Science Photo Booth: Thursday, April 9, 2015

Bike Night

Thursday, June 4, 6-11 p.m.
Pedal your way to the museum this Social Science, and get those mental gears turning. From the nanoscience behind lightweight bike frames to the physics that propels you forward, we'll be digging in deep with the science of cycling. This event and activities are for bike-minded people: whether you're an expert cyclist or you're just bike-curious, Bike Night is the place to be!

Urban cyclists are transforming the definition of city lifestyle and city landscape. FutureHere explores the future of sustainable cities by focusing on the city features we see and experience today. Share what you see—send us a photo and a short description—and your idea may become a part of the FutureHere exhibit. Learn more about the exhibit and how to participate.

Bike Night will feature a special preview of FutureHere. See your submission at the interactive activity station.

Tickets & Pricing

For tickets please call our box office, Tuesday-Saturday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (651) 221-9444 ext 0

  Science Museum Members Non-Members MPR Members
June Social Science $15 $17 $15
June Social Science + Space $23 $25 $23

Get a free ride to the museum!

Metro Transit mapWhen you head to Social Science, hop on a Metro Transit bus or train. It's a fast, stress-free way to get around town. With so many routes serving downtown St. Paul and the museum, getting here is easy!

Acquire your free Metro Transit pass to Social Science with Metro Transit by taking a quick 2-question survey.

Upcoming Social Science Events

Superhero Science
Thursday, August 6, 6-11 p.m.

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.

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