At the Museum

The exterior of the Science Museum of Minnesota in spring
Monday, April 13, 2020

Inside the Science Museum’s Green Goals

Waste. Water. Sustainable products. Discover how the Science Museum is making their facility a more sustainable place.

Friday, March 13, 2020

3 Fun and Simple Spring Break Science Experiments for All Ages

Physics, chemistry, and biology activities for people of all ages to learn and explore scientific concepts from home using common household items. Read on to learn how to create your own structures out of marshmallows and toothpicks, concoct fluffy slime, and more. 

Illustration representing COVID-19 virus.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

The Science Museum's response to COVID-19

Like so many businesses and organizations, the Science Museum is keeping a close eye on COVID-19. We have a comprehensive impact plan to help us prepare for and respond to the challenges a widespread disease outbreak might pose to our operations, visitors, staff, and volunteers. Above all, we want your visit to be a safe and healthy one.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Ancient Caves Dives Deep But Shares Local Connection

Dr. Larry Edwards has developed a technique that gives us information about climatic changes hundreds of thousands of years in the past. 

Monday, March 2, 2020

Spring Break 2020: Big Spring Break Musts at the Science Museum of Minnesota

Spring your brain from boredom with acres of exhibits to explore and daily Omnitheater showings at the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

2019 summer camp fun, by the numbers

Just like that, summer is over. It's the perfect opportunity to look back on the adventure and learning that happened in the Science Museum's beloved summer camps!

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Take a sneak peek into the Omnitheater’s next chapter!

We're gearing up for a big change in the Omnitheater - digital projection technology! What does this mean for you as a viewer? And what does it mean for one of the pioneering theaters in the industry? Learn more here!

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Science Museum demonstrates technique to aid urban reforestation efforts

A gravel bed on the Science Museum's plaza is a living exhibit about a simple way that we can help our cities' tree populations recover from pests like the emerald ash borer.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Science Museum receives grant from Otto Bremer Trust to update its award winning RACE exhibit

Thanks to a generous lead investment from the Otto Bremer Trust, updates to the RACE: Are We So Different? exhibit are on the way in 2020.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Love gaming? Check out these inventions that shaped the industry!

In the Game Changers exhibit, visitors of all ages are taking an interactive trip through 40 years of gaming history. What are some of the innovations that have shaped this powerful industry? 


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