Science at the Museum


Science Tuesdays!

Science Tuesdays is an ongoing educational experience, offering science programming based on changing themes each month. Science Tuesdays take place throughout the day every Tuesday at the Museum and include a variety of activities and interactive displays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

March is the Science of Watersheds!

Upcoming Months:
April: Science and Technology
May: Science of Spring
June: Physics & Science
July: Science of Explosions

Curiosity Labs

Curiosity Labs take place at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tickets are $4 per child (includes general admission to the Museum). Limited tickets available, recommended for ages 8 and older.

DNA Extraction Lab, Saturday, June 17

All living things store their genetic identity in DNA and RNA. In this Curiosity Lab, kids will get hands on with DNA from fruit! Using a lab setting, breakers and pipets, kids will isolate DNA to visualize the cellular structure.

  • 11 a.m.: Family Lab:  Each lab participant will need to purchase a “lab seat.” Each lab seat is allowed 2 helpers (parents or guardians).  This lab will be focused on family learning.
  • 1 p.m. Kids Only! Lab for those 8 years and older.  Each participant will need to purchase a lab seat.