Programs & Events

Upcoming Events

Star Party: Gravitational Waves
February 17, Bell Auditorium

Sunday Sketch-in
February 19, Wet Paint

Café Scientifique: Forest Keepers
February 21, Bryant Lake Bowl

Minnesota Parent's Camp Fair
February 25, Como Zoo

Petri Dish: A Revolution in the Making
March 1, Camp Bar

Sustainability Film Series: Catching the Sun
March 2, Bell Auditorium

Spring Into Birding
March 18, Cargill Building

The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
April 13, Northrop

Moving Minnesota

The museum's galleries in Minneapolis are now closed to prepare to move Minnesota's official natural history museum to its new home on the St. Paul campus. But we're not going away!

Stay connected with us online to find out what we have in store over the closure—from school visits and summer camps to popup museums.

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Summer Camp

Budding scientists, Pre-K- Grade 6, can participate in the Science Discovery Day Camps, where play, hands-on activities, and learning combine for a week of spectacular science fun!

Check out camp from Art in Nature to Jr Scientists & Engineers, including new camps on paleontology, climate, and people & the planet!