Amazing science programs delivered to your school or group
|Museum + Class||$14||FREE||$8*|
|Museum + IMAX**||$13||$5||$13|
|Museum + IMAX** + Class||$19||$5||$13*|
Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. *Due to space limitations, extra chaperones may not be able to attend class programs. **Excludes full-length feature films.
One adult chaperone required for every 10 students and admitted to the Museum for free. Additional chaperones will be charged the fees in the chart above. To ensure the safety of all students, chaperones must stay with their group at all times.
Bring your field trip to a whole new level of awesome by adding a private, facilitator-led class or workshop.
Choose an element to design & print using Tinker CAD
Get an introduction to writing programs for LEGO® EV3 robots
Get up close to amazing creatures
Observe fascinating behaviors and adaptations of animals
Explore the biochemistry behind immune system response
Learn about renewable energy by designing a wind turbine
Gain an introduction to differentiating taxonomic groups
Explore the concept of bacterial transformation & learn about biotechnology
Discover how stars are created, how they change & what happens when they die
Learn about adaptions that help bugs survive in the wild
Learn about plant and animal cells by recreating them
Explore how sound travels through fun experiments
Test soils, examine plant parts and follow the rock cycle
Use the engineering design process to tackle fun challenges
Observe and discover the properties of solids, liquids and gases
Delve deeper into the world of DNA
Explore forces such as push, pull and gravity through exciting challenges
Learn how Native Americans utilized the land for food, water and shelter
Practice meteorology skills such as collecting data and forecasting
Find out what fossils are and how they are created
Make a DrawBot with batteries, motors and circuits
Explore the structure and functions of the human body
Get hands-on with Makey Makey, Ardunio and Raspberry Pi
Learn how to create a musical instrument using the Makey Makey invention kit
Learn the benefits of 3D printing for devices like prosthetics
Dive in and explore the world’s oceans and a vast array of sea life
Explore how the ocean works & get a behind-the-scenes aquarium tour
Study the amazing animals that live in World Alive
Explore the moon and all its changing faces
Learn why and how animals depend on ponds and puddles
Learn about the rock cycle and take a look at Museum fossils
Enter the bug world and explore amazing adaptations, mysterious metamorphosis, and lots of legs
Learn mechanics through activities using gears and levers
Learn what causes day and night
Explore the makeup and function of human cells
Explore different facets of the biotechnology industry
Need some brain food? We've got you covered.
Box lunches are available with advance purchase through Curio City Kitchen. Box lunches include a sandwich, chips and a drink. Cost is $6.50 per student, adult box lunches are $9.50 each. Orders must be placed 7 days in advance.
Grab a snack or sit down for lunch. Curio City Kitchen offers quick and casual dining, with an array of á la carte options for all ages.
The café is dedicated to the Something Classic Green Goddess Alliance, featuring organic lettuces and tomatoes, all-natural meats, sustainable and/or biodegradable service ware, partnerships with local farmers along with eco-friendly recycling and composting programs.
Registration and Payments
Cancellation and Refund Policy
Cancellation notice of three weeks is required for a full refund. Cancellations with less than three weeks’ notice are non-refundable but may be rescheduled for a visit within a 12-month period. There is no fee for rescheduling as long as the class or visit is rescheduled within one week of the cancellation date and the visit is completed within the 12 months of the originally scheduled date. Changes to the number of attendees must be made three days prior to the program or visit to receive a refund. No refunds will be issued the day of the visit, and no refunds will be issued for amounts of $10.00 or less.
One adult chaperone required for every 10 students and admitted to the Museum for free. Additional chaperones will be charged the fees in the chart above. To ensure their safety, chaperones must stay with their group at all times.
Due to space limitations, extra chaperones will not be able to attend class programs, lab programs, workshops or Star Labs.
Cars and vans with clearance less than 7' 8" can park in the Discovery Place Science Parking Deck for an additional charge. Parking for larger vehicles is available at an off-site lot with shuttle service for bus/van drivers Monday through Friday.
First Hour: FREE, 1 Hour +: $12.00, After 5:00 p.m.: $5.00
Rates repeat at 3:00 a.m.
All buses should arrive at 6th St. Admissions. One teacher should exit the bus and will be greeted by a Discovery Place Science team member who will provide check-in directions. Please have students remain on the bus until directed to disembark.
|9:30 a.m.||Story Time||KidScience|
|10:00 a.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|10:00 a.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|10:30 a.m.||The Chemist||The Stage|
|10:30 a.m.||Story Time||KidScience|
|11:00 a.m.||Oceans: Our Blue Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|11:00 a.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|11:30 a.m.||What's Glowing On||Discovery Theatre|
|11:30 a.m.||Sub-Zero||The Stage|
|12:00 p.m.||Aquarium Guided Tour||World Alive|
|12:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|12:30 p.m.||Fired Up!||The Stage|
|1:00 p.m.||Oceans: Our Blue Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|1:30 p.m.||A World Apart||Mackay Field Station|
|2:00 p.m.||Fossils||Explore More Collections|
|2:00 p.m.||Wild Africa||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|2:00 p.m.||Science at The Stage||The Stage|
|2:30 p.m.||Nose-to-Nose||Mackay Field Station|
|3:00 p.m.||Oceans: Our Blue Planet||IMAX Dome Theatre|
|3:15 p.m.||Aquarium Feeding Tour||World Alive|
|Oct 27||Design Workshop|
|Oct 27||Fiery Fun|
|Oct 27||Survive and Thrive|
|Oct 27||Meet a Pharmacist|
|Oct 23||National Geographic Live: Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice|
|Oct 23||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice|
|Oct 25||Make & Mingle: Spooky String Art|
|Oct 27||Chemistry Day|
|Oct 27||Frankenstein Celebration|
|Oct 25||Turkey Hats|
|Oct 27||Lab Dissections|
|Nov 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Programming|
|Nov 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Pulp & Paper|
|Nov 03||Merit Badge Workshop: Weather|
|Oct 27||Coral Chemistry|
|Oct 27||Egg-cellent Nanotech|
|Nov 06||Night at the IMAX: Wild Africa|
|Nov 16||Science on the Rocks: Down the Rabbit Hole|
|Nov 17||A Day in the Life: Healthy Eating & Sports Science|
|Nov 29||Make & Mingle: Wine Rack & Tray|
|Dec 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Chemistry|
|Dec 01||Merit Badge Workshop: Electricity|
|Dec 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Sustainability|
|Dec 02||Merit Badge Workshop: Electronics|
|Dec 04||Night at the IMAX: Backyard Wilderness|
|Jan 07||Homeschool Day|
|Jan 09||Senior Science Days: Entomology (BUGS!!)|
|Jan 29||National Geographic Live: View From Above|
|Jan 29||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: View From Above|
|Mar 26||National Geographic Live: On the Trail of Big Cats|
|Mar 26||National Geographic Live Daytime Show: On the Trail of Big Cats|
|May 29||Senior Science Days: Towers of Past, Present & Future|