All guests are required to have a timed ticket for entry into the Museum. A separate, timed ticket is also required for all guests for: IMAX, Planetarium, temporary exhibitions, Discovery Zone (free), and Space Odyssey (free, reopening Nov. 13).
dmns at home
Looking for something to do? Try some of these fun science and art activities
Learn how to make a Stegosaurus out of Play Doh. Come sculpt with us!
Gather your lemon, knife, and cutting board and take a closer look at lemons!
Join our #DMNSScienceParty and beat boredom with our At Home Science Flyers.
Using the helpful questions and word bank, identify the different bones in the human skeleton! When you are complete, make it your own. You can color it, name it, add a background and then take a photo and have anadult post it online to #DMNS.
Learn the science behind making a sourdough starter with Education/Performer Kristina.
Have fun mixing colors in an easy and contained way! This activity can be done with children of all ages.
Some kinds of energy travel in waves. Here’s a way to visualize them.
Para todas las edades. ¿Cómo se forman las burbujas? ¿Qué tipo de experimentos puedes hacer con burbujas? ¡Vamos a probarlos!
Learn the science behind making Meringues!
Create a beautiful butterfly while learning more about these special creatures.
Investigate cause and effect. Observe object properties and characteristics of building materials, ramps, rollers, and sliders to discover that objects move differently depending on materials and shape.
Amanda, educator/performer at the Museum, shares some activity ideas that she has been using at home with her own kids. Learn how to save frozen superheroes, build cardboard skee ball, and teach literacy with materials you find in your backyard.
Learn how to extract DNA! Strawberry fruits have long DNA strands that are easy to see, so they are a good choice for DNA extraction.
Astronauts train and maintain healthy lifestyles to be physically fit for space travel. Learn how to train like an astronaut and prepare for your first space expedition with this activity guide!
We are curious, creative, and playful! Discover how sound changes with the length of an air column.
Can you protect your egg from breaking like the landers and rovers?
Challenge your bone knowledge!
Learn the science behind making a Lemon Volcano!
Learn the science behind making S'MORES!
Learn how to become a sound artist like they do in the movies!
Grab your peppers and join Jenna in this fun dissection! Learn the scientific names for different parts of peppers, and use your senses to make observations. What color is the pepper? What does it smell like?
Prepare for a fun viscosity experiment with Jose!
Continuing our dive into the science of lemons, here is an experiment that can get the entire family cleaning.
Make delicious guacamole and learn why fruits and vegetables turn brown in this video with Education/Performer, Isis.
Make invisible ink with Isis!
Create a crayon sunset!
Explore electricity using bells just like Benjamin Franklin. Education/Performer, Jose, shows us how
Our Education/Performers are taking you on a geography adventure around the globe! Alexander challenged Shelsea, Abid, and Monika to randomly select one country to learn about. See what they learned.
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