Science at the Museum

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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 2 p.m.

September: Creepy Chemistry

Participants will learn about molecules through building and modeling activities. Table activities will also feature acid-base concepts with some ‘creepy’ Halloween-themed chemical reactions.

Upcoming Months:


Curiosity Labs

Curiosity Labs take place at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Labs are approximately 45-60 minutes. Labs are designed to be a full family experience; $4 per child and free for up to 2 parents/guardians (includes general admission to the Museum for the day). Children who wish to work alone at Labs must be 10 years or older. Limited tickets available.


Beer Explorers!

The GRPM hosts special Beer Explorers classes on a monthly basis. Join the Museum, along with the brewers of each month’s brewery to learn more about the science and behind the scenes of making various types of beers. Each class begins at 6:30 p.m. and includes beer samples, as well as admission to explore the 1st and 2nd floor of the Museum. Tickets are $10 for Museum members, and $20 for non-members. Must be 21+ to participate. Click the name of the class to learn more about the class and purchase tickets. 

October 12 – Science of Tastes with Brewery Vivant 

November 16 – Beer & Dragons with New Holland

November 24 – Dark Beer, Dark Side with Brewery Vivant 

January 11 – Beer & Doughnuts with Founders Brewing Co. & Robinette’s 

February 8 – Malt Variations with Brewery Vivant &  the Pilot Malt House

March 15 – Beer Explorers: Hops!

April 18 – Pub Science with Brewery Vivant

May 17 – Beer, Bread and Fermentation! with Speciation Artisan Ales & Field & Fire 

June 21 – The Science of Fermentation with Creston Brewery

July 19 – Dangers of Fruiting Beers with Perrin Brewing Co.