There are many ways to greatly enhance your visit to the Museum. Students can explore our many permanent exhibitions, watch live performances, touch special artifacts and specimens, conduct experiments, and much more!
TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS (TRAVELING THE SILK ROAD): $5/student, 1 free adult/10 students, $5/adult
PERMANENT EXHIBITIONS & WHALES: GIANTS OF THE DEEP: FREE (through December 2015). We recognize our state's current fiscal situation and its effect on K-12 budgets. That's why we've made it more affordable than ever to visit the Museum.
October 10, 2014 - February 16, 2015
Plunge to the vibrant underwater world of Earth’s mightiest animals in Whales: Giants of the Deep. Featuring a unique blend of science and storytelling, this interactive experience is filled with engaging ways to explore whales from the inside out.
November 21, 2014 – May 3, 2015
Under vast starry skies, across some of the most treacherous landscapes, this legendary trade route stretched 4,600 miles from China through Central Asia to the Middle East and the Roman Empire.
March 20–September 7, 2015
Dragons, Bigfoot, Loch Ness Monster, unicorns, and mermaids. For centuries these legendary creatures have captured imaginations and inspired stories, music, art, and many theories about their origins and existence.
On Permanent DisplayExhibits, activities, and programs focus on the science process skills, such as observing, quantifying, inquiring, analyzing, creating, and communicating.
On Permanent Display Two mummies teach modern scientists how the ancient civilization of Egypt regarded its living and preserved its dead.
On Permanent Display The Summit Science Stage in Expedition Health features engaging shows and health science demonstrations throughout the day.
On Permanent Display Tunnel beneath the earth in a re-created mine and examine a host of colorful crystals and minerals found both locally and globally.
On Permanent Display Ever wondered what it would be like to speak to someone from the past?
On Permanent Display See the only collection of the remarkable Vasily Konovalenko gem sculptures on public display outside of Moscow.
On Permanent Display Shelter. Food. Clothing. Tools. Experience the incredible diversity among Native American groups and the practicality and artistry of their everyday objects.
On Permanent Display A journey through the eons allows you to trace the evolution of life on Earth, from single-celled organisms to lumbering dinosaurs to the inhabitants of today's world.
On Permanent Display Let knowledgeable Museum Galaxy Guides lead the way as your students investigate using hands-on exhibits, live performances, and demonstrations.
On Permanent Display Animals big and small come to life in exquisitely detailed dioramas that transport you around the world.