Hours & Admission | Science Museum of Minnesota

Hours & Admission

 

To prepare for the Annual Dinner, the museum’s exhibit galleries will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 25. The last Omnitheater showing will be at 3 p.m.
Monday
Closed
Tuesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesday
9:30am - 5:00pm
Thursday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Friday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Saturday
9:30am - 9:00pm
Sunday
9:30am - 5:00pm

Special Hours

Thursday, October 25 9:30am - 3:00pm

Admission

Members always receive free museum admission and major discounts on special exhibitions.

Save more as a member

Omnitheater + Museum Admission

Adult

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $24.95

Child (4-12)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $18.95

Child (0-3)

FREE

Senior (65+)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $18.95

Discounts

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more save off our regular tickets prices, receive no service fees, and have the option to hold tickets unpaid (while you organize your group) and finalize number and payment closer to your museum visit.

Admission Prices

Rates are only available by calling (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444 in advance. Group tickets may be purchased either for a specific date and time or as an advance admission voucher redeemable anytime at the Box Office.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission
Adult: $21.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $15.95

Omnitheater Only
Adult: $8.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $7.95

Museum Admission Only
Adult: $16.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $10.95

Group Tour Lunch Menu Options

Groups can choose to:

  • Dine on their own at our on-site locations: Elements Café, Chomp, or Java Lab.
  • Order Element Bucks food vouchers in advance to dine at our on-site locations.
  • Order box lunches in advance.

View the Group Tour Lunch Menu.

Limited Income Discounts

Limited Income Discounts

Admission Prices

Omnitheater + Museum Admission: $5
Museum Admission Only: $3

To qualify: You must be at least 18 and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamps, Section 8, or Free/Reduced Price School Meals.

To apply: Present your photo ID and one of the following documents at the museum box office:

  • EBT card
  • Medical assistance card (includes MinnesotaCare)
  • Section 8 document
  • WIC folder
  • Supplemental Security Income verification
  • Social Security Disability Benefits verification
  • Free/reduced school meal approval
  • RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance)
  • General Assistance verification

 

Reduced rates for community organizations
Nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies primarily serving a limited-income audience may be eligible to bring groups for the identical rate as above except for special exhibitions. Limit 50 tickets per visit; group rates apply beyond 50 tickets. Call (651) 221-9444 for more information.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Need a break from your homework? Looking for a unique date experience? Want to do something fun with friends on a student budget?

Bring your ID

Simply present your valid student ID at our Box Office after on Fridays after 5 p.m. to receive discounted museum pricing.

Admission Prices

Tickets must be purchased in person for the discount to apply. Student discounts do not apply to tickets purchased online.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $12
Omnitheater Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6
Museum Admission Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6

Museum Admission Only

Adult

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $18.95

Child (4-12)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $12.95

Child (0-3)

FREE

Senior (65+)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $12.95

Discounts

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more save off our regular tickets prices, receive no service fees, and have the option to hold tickets unpaid (while you organize your group) and finalize number and payment closer to your museum visit.

Admission Prices

Rates are only available by calling (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444 in advance. Group tickets may be purchased either for a specific date and time or as an advance admission voucher redeemable anytime at the Box Office.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission
Adult: $21.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $15.95

Omnitheater Only
Adult: $8.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $7.95

Museum Admission Only
Adult: $16.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $10.95

Group Tour Lunch Menu Options

Groups can choose to:

  • Dine on their own at our on-site locations: Elements Café, Chomp, or Java Lab.
  • Order Element Bucks food vouchers in advance to dine at our on-site locations.
  • Order box lunches in advance.

View the Group Tour Lunch Menu.

Limited Income Discounts

Limited Income Discounts

Admission Prices

Omnitheater + Museum Admission: $5
Museum Admission Only: $3

To qualify: You must be at least 18 and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamps, Section 8, or Free/Reduced Price School Meals.

To apply: Present your photo ID and one of the following documents at the museum box office:

  • EBT card
  • Medical assistance card (includes MinnesotaCare)
  • Section 8 document
  • WIC folder
  • Supplemental Security Income verification
  • Social Security Disability Benefits verification
  • Free/reduced school meal approval
  • RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance)
  • General Assistance verification

 

Reduced rates for community organizations
Nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies primarily serving a limited-income audience may be eligible to bring groups for the identical rate as above except for special exhibitions. Limit 50 tickets per visit; group rates apply beyond 50 tickets. Call (651) 221-9444 for more information.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Need a break from your homework? Looking for a unique date experience? Want to do something fun with friends on a student budget?

Bring your ID

Simply present your valid student ID at our Box Office after on Fridays after 5 p.m. to receive discounted museum pricing.

Admission Prices

Tickets must be purchased in person for the discount to apply. Student discounts do not apply to tickets purchased online.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $12
Omnitheater Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6
Museum Admission Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6

Omnitheater Only

Adult

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $9.95

Child (4-12)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $8.95

Child (0-3)

FREE

Senior (65+)

Member: FREE / Non-Member: $8.95

Discounts

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more

Groups of 15 or more save off our regular tickets prices, receive no service fees, and have the option to hold tickets unpaid (while you organize your group) and finalize number and payment closer to your museum visit.

Admission Prices

Rates are only available by calling (651) 221-9444 or (800) 221-9444 in advance. Group tickets may be purchased either for a specific date and time or as an advance admission voucher redeemable anytime at the Box Office.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission
Adult: $21.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $15.95

Omnitheater Only
Adult: $8.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $7.95

Museum Admission Only
Adult: $16.95
Child (4-12), Senior (65+): $10.95

Group Tour Lunch Menu Options

Groups can choose to:

  • Dine on their own at our on-site locations: Elements Café, Chomp, or Java Lab.
  • Order Element Bucks food vouchers in advance to dine at our on-site locations.
  • Order box lunches in advance.

View the Group Tour Lunch Menu.

Limited Income Discounts

Limited Income Discounts

Admission Prices

Omnitheater + Museum Admission: $5
Museum Admission Only: $3

To qualify: You must be at least 18 and enrolled in one or more of the following: TANF, MFIP, WIC, General Assistance, Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare, Supplemental Security Income, Social Security Disability Benefits, Food Stamps, Section 8, or Free/Reduced Price School Meals.

To apply: Present your photo ID and one of the following documents at the museum box office:

  • EBT card
  • Medical assistance card (includes MinnesotaCare)
  • Section 8 document
  • WIC folder
  • Supplemental Security Income verification
  • Social Security Disability Benefits verification
  • Free/reduced school meal approval
  • RCA card (Refugee Cash Assistance)
  • General Assistance verification

 

Reduced rates for community organizations
Nonprofit 501(c)3 agencies primarily serving a limited-income audience may be eligible to bring groups for the identical rate as above except for special exhibitions. Limit 50 tickets per visit; group rates apply beyond 50 tickets. Call (651) 221-9444 for more information.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Student Discount - Fridays after 5 p.m.

Need a break from your homework? Looking for a unique date experience? Want to do something fun with friends on a student budget?

Bring your ID

Simply present your valid student ID at our Box Office after on Fridays after 5 p.m. to receive discounted museum pricing.

Admission Prices

Tickets must be purchased in person for the discount to apply. Student discounts do not apply to tickets purchased online.

Omnitheater + Museum Admission (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $12
Omnitheater Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6
Museum Admission Only (Fridays after 5 p.m.): $6