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The Science Museum of Minnesota knows educators!

"Having exhibits that support or reinforce a standard is just what is
needed to cement learning for students"
- St. Paul science teacher

Finding Science Museum resources aligned with Minnesota Academic Standards is easy. Check out our new searchable online database. Email us at standards@smm.org with questions or suggestions.

Learn how a variety of animals walk. Learn More
The Human Body Gallery provides interactive displays and exhibits exploring a variety of topics on what makes us human and what keeps us alive, including physiology, genetics, and cell biology. Learn More
See and feel the experience of blood pumping through veins with a 100-foot-long, two-inch diameter clear plastic tube pumping blood-like fluid around the gallery's cardiovascular exhibits. Learn More
View a real human skeleton and actual thinly sliced sections of a real human body that show what a body's insides look like. Learn More
Cells make tissues and tissues make us. Learn More
Visitors use models of several microbes (bacteria and viruses) to try to successfully invade a cell in the nose or throat and cause infection. Learn More
Meet the band! Your body has four tissue types that play together to create you. Learn More
Wonder Years is a new permanent exhibition that invites you to see the world through the eyes of the child you once were. Learn More
Help our actors discover who is the Voice of INNOVATION and hear exciting engineering stories along the way. Learn More
Help your students explore the Mississippi River Gallery to encourage interdisciplinary exploration of the Mississippi River. Investigating personal connections to the river reveals interdependence of humans and rivers and encourages personal responsibility in this environment. Learn More