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Science Live Theatre

Science Live programs combine dramatic theater, science demonstrations, and interactive children's programming to create a diverse repertoire for all ages.

The Science Museum of Minnesota is a pioneer in the use of theatre as an educational, interpretive technique.

Performances for August 24 - August 30

Science LiveFor show descriptions, visit our Performance Descriptions page. Showtimes and locations vary, so check at the box office when you arrive for a complete schedule. Science Live shows are included with museum admission.

Monday, August 24
Museum Closed

Tuesday, August 25
10:30 a.m. Sound All Around
11:00 a.m. Goldie's Bears
11:30 a.m. Meta the Monarch
12:00 p.m. Free Fall
12:30 p.m. Cryogenics
1:00 p.m. Destination Outer Space
1:30 p.m. As the Worm Turns
2:00 p.m. Dating Dinosaurs
2:30 p.m. Fire Triangle

Wednesday, August 26
10:30 a.m. Free Fall
11:00 a.m. Destination Outer Space
11:30 a.m. Fire Triangle
12:00 p.m. Dating Dinosaurs
12:30 p.m. Cryogenics
1:00 p.m. As the Worm Turns
1:30 p.m. Sound All Around
2:00 p.m. Fire Triangle
2:30 p.m. The Way the Ball Bounces

Thursday, August 27
10:30 a.m. Free Fall
11:00 a.m. Dating Dinosaurs
11:30 a.m. Fire Triangle
12:00 p.m. Splish and Splash
12:30 p.m. Cryogenics
1:00 p.m. Destination Outer Space
1:30 p.m. Dating Dinosaurs
2:00 p.m. Fire Triangle
2:30 p.m. As the Worm Turns

Friday, August 28
10:30 a.m. Free Fall
11:00 a.m. As the Worm Turns
11:30 a.m. The Way the Ball Bounces
12:00 p.m. Splish and Splash
12:30 p.m. Destination Outer Space
1:00 p.m. As the Worm Turns
1:30 p.m. Dating Dinosaurs
2:00 p.m. Cryogenics
2:30 p.m. Destination Outer Space
3:00 p.m. Fermentation Demonstration
3:30 p.m. Fire Triangle

Saturday, August 29
11:00 a.m. Meta the Monarch
11:30 a.m. Free Fall
12:00 p.m. Destination Outer Space
12:30 p.m. As the Worm Turns
1:00 p.m. Fire Triangle
1:30 p.m. Splish and Splash
2:00 p.m. Dating Dinosaurs
2:30 p.m. As the Worm Turns
3:00 p.m. Destination Outer Space
3:30 p.m. Invisibility Cloaks, Flying Cars and Space Elevators, Oh My!
4:30 p.m. Free Fall

Sunday, August 30
11:30 a.m. Meta the Monarch
12:00 p.m. Destination Outer Space
12:30 p.m. Dating Dinosaurs
1:00 p.m. Cryogenics
1:30 p.m. Invisibility Cloaks, Flying Cars and Space Elevators, Oh My!
2:00 p.m. Fire Triangle
2:30 p.m. As the Worm Turns
3:00 p.m. Destination Outer Space
3:30 p.m. Free Fall

* Reserved Performance

We share our scripts!

Thousands of museum visitors have enjoyed these shows at the Science Museum. And now your visitors can experience these productions, too. For more information on the shows that are available, please contact the director of Science Live Theatre at slong@smm.org.

Available scripts:

  • As the Worm Turns
    Grab a remote and tune into a short comedy about biomimicry, the science of imitating nature.
  • Dating Dinosaurs
    Learn how scientists determine the age of rocks and fossils in this short comedy about geochronology.

Institute of Museum and Library SciencesThis project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.