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Fall Break

Keep the learning (and fun) going during Fall Break!

During School Release days for Education Minnesota (October 16-17), we've got a full lineup of activities for kids and families!

Extended Hours

Flight of the ButterfliesEnjoy the Flight of the Butterflies Omnitheater film, our Butterfly House, and Design Zone with extra hours for the weekend! We'll be open from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On Friday night, students with ID get special discounted admission after 5 p.m.

Remember, Science Museum members get free admission to both the Omnitheater and exhibit halls. We strongly recommend purchasing advance tickets to minimize your wait and guarantee your visit times.

Education Minnesota Break Classes

Make the most of your break with our fun and educational classes!

Butterflies Exploration, ages 6-8
Campers will take a special tour of the brand new live Butterfly House. They will see dozens of species close-up, watch their natural behaviors, and explore their life cycles. The tour will be followed by a special exploration of our butterfly collection. Half Day or Full Day classes offered. Learn more

Behind-the-Scenes Vault Tour, ages 9-12
The Science Museum has 1.75 million objects in our collection, yet only 5% are on display for the public. Ever wonder what's in our secure vault? Campers take a behind-the-scenes tour to get a look at a variety of objects up close, see scientists at work in our labs, and discuss conservation efforts. Half Day or Full Day classes offered. Learn more

Young learners will also explore a variety of computer technology and science topics during this year's Education Minnesota classes at the museum.

Kids will work on in-depth projects and experiments and spend time with our year-round instructors who have chosen their favorite exploration to share. All campers will also participate in an all-new Science Museum exclusive Education Minnesota Highlight.

Customize your registration to suit your family's schedule:
Full Day classes: $156 per child
Half Day classes (morning or afternoon): $78 per child