Science Live Theatre

View Showtimes

Science comes to life in unique and entertaining ways through this series of ever-changing shows.

The museum was a pioneer in using live theater as an educational tool and it’s still that way. Our Science Live programs run throughout the day and are a magical combination of dramatic theater, science demonstrations, and interactive entertainment. Check out one or three for yourself and you’ll see what we mean. Oh, and they’re all free with your admission ticket!

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

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.

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