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Educational Programs

Family Field Trips

The Museum of Discovery now offers field trip programming for families! Each program engages students in science, technology, engineering, arts and math through dynamic and interactive activities! Private family field trips can be booked as well.

Virtual Science Experiences via Zoom 

Virtual experiences are hosted by two museum educators via Zoom. They are offered in 30 minute durations.

Outreach Programs

Can’t come to the Museum? Bring the Museum to you! Many programs have outreach versions specifically designed for your classroom. Click here to learn more.

Lively Science

Each month, a museum educator brings a live animal to your classroom. Students learn about animal classification, habitat and characteristics of many different types of animals and bugs.

Family STEM Night

Reserve an evening at the Museum of Discovery, and encourage your school’s community to learn and have fun together. Invite students, their families and your teachers for a night full of hands-on science, demonstrations, visits with the museum’s animals – and more! Email Beth Nelsen at to reserve your space today!


Create a lasting memory with a fun overnight experience at the Museum. Only four camp-ins are offered each year, so email Beth Nelsen at to book yours today!

Public Programs

Introduce Your Little One To Science:  Wiggle Worms

This weekly series is for ages 6 and younger

Tuesday 10:30 a.m                                                                                                                                                                                            Thursday 10:30 a.m.
Saturday 10:30 a.m.

Experiment in the Tinkering Studio

The Tinkering Studio is open various times during the week.

We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.