Lending Library
Educator Resource Center


NOTICE

Due to safety concerns around COVID-19, the Science Museum of Minnesota is temporarily closed to the public.

 

Lending Library Fall Hours

January 2 - May 22
Monday: 3:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday - Friday: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Returns Only
May 25 - May 29

Closed for Summer
June 1 - September 7

 

What does a Lending Library membership include?

  • Checkout of exemplary hands-on STEM classroom materials from our collection valued at over $500,000, including: a variety of Vernier probes and sensors, college-level Leica compound microscopes, custom stream tables, electronic snap circuits, over 200 skulls, and much more.
  • Orientation for whole schools or departments (at the museum or at your school).
  • Consultation with Educator Resource Center staff on lesson design and relevant resources.
  • After-school workshops and individualized training on select equipment, models, and as requested.
  • Designated parking in Educator Resource Center parking zones (as space allows).

Contact Us
For more information about memberships, our collection, or to arrange a visit to the Lending Library, please contact us at library@smm.org or 651-221-4563.

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