Mission

We exist to...

Turn on the science: Inspire learning. Inform policy. Improve lives.

Vision

We envision...

A world where everyone has the power to use science to make lives better.

Values

We value...

Collaboration
We get the job done together.

Equity
We reject oppressive norms and practice authentic inclusion to achieve collective liberation.

Learning
We are curious and take risks to grow.



Facts about the museum

  • The Science Museum was founded in 1907.
  • The museum’s current location on the banks of the Mississippi River in Saint Paul offers 370,000 square feet of space. It includes a 10,000-square-foot temporary exhibit gallery, five permanent galleries, acres of outdoor space, and an Imax Convertible Dome Omnitheater.
  • We impact over a million people from around the world every year through trips to our museum, school visits, our traveling exhibitions, and Omnitheater films.
  • The museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
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