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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

April 2015

April 25 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.
April 30 The museum and ULI Minnesota invite you to a program about driverless cars from 4-5:30 p.m. followed by a reception on Thursday, April 30. Following a welcome by museum president, Eric J. Jolly, Ph.D., John Eddy, a Principal with Arup in San Francisco, will discuss his firm's work with Google on driverless cars and the implications of a technology that is advancing faster than many realize. Advanced registration is required.

May 2015

May 2 Saturday, May 2 is Tape Day at the museum. Celebrate the wonder of all things tape! Visit TapeScape, create Tapigami, design with duct tape, create body casts with tape, and more! Tape Day activities will take place from 12-4 p.m. and are included in exhibit gallery admission.
May 9 Join us on Saturday, May 9 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!
May 16 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.
May 23 Saturday, May 23 is Cardboard Day at the museum. Join us from 12-4 p.m.

June 2015

June 4 Social Science opens the Science Museum to adults only (21+ with valid ID) on Thursday, June 4 from 6-11 p.m. At Bike Night, 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.
June 13 Saturday, June 13 is Bike Day at the museum. Join us from 12-4 p.m.
June 20 The Big Back Yard opens for the season on Saturday, June 20. Take on its science-style mini-golf course, wander through a 17,000 square foot prairie maze, and admire our Native American gardens.