Girls, Science and Technology

New Show - Kate the Chemist

Through her theatrical and hands-on approach to teaching, Kate the Chemist is breaking down the image of the stereotypical scientist, while reaching students that might otherwise be intimidated by science. - all while diminishing the stigma around women in science.


AVOID THE LINES - Buy Your Tickets in Advance

Due to anticipated high demand, we strongly encourage you to call the Science Museum Box Office at 651-221-9444 ahead of time to  purchase tickets. You will be able to order your tickets at the discounted Girls, Science & Technology price and have them emailed to you beforehand, which means no wait in Box Office lines on the day of the event. Preregistration will save you time when you arrive at the event.



  • All New Interactive Classes
  • 2019 Glow in the Dark Collector’s Girls, Science and Technology Patch
  • And more... 


Get Inspired by STEAM!

ALL NEW demonstartions and hands-on experiments


  • Explore the inside of a heart and practice saving lives by deploying medical devices doctors use.
  • Implant an insertable cardiac monitor and discover how it plays a role in a patient’s heart health.

Flint Hills

  • Learn about the science and engineering behind our experiments this year. 
  • Stop by the lobby Junior Scientist Photo Booth. Learn about the chemical property polarity and make fireworks in milk to see this force in action!
  • Use a Glow Wall to draw with light.


  • Come join the CELL-ebration! Build a cell with Bio-Techne and then share it with a CELL-fie.


  • Perform an experiment to see how ultraviolet light works and how Upsher-Smith use it to determine the amount of a substance in there formula.


  • See the Kinect guess what animal you are based on your facial expression and learn the technology behind it.
  • Microsoft invites you to learn how to code with interactive coding challenges.

Primrose Schools of MN

  • Bracketz buildout with engineering equipment and do quick coding with DOT and DASH robotics.

FIRST Robotics

  • Learn to operate and drive a 120-pound FIRST Robotics competition robot.

WIRES & FIRST Robotics Team 2220

  • Get the chance to drive the WIRES robot and learn how it was developed and fabricated.


  • Grab an umbrella and step into the wild world of weather with the Fox 9 BrainStorm Stage. Learn about clouds, rain, wind, and snow on the BrainStorm Stage throughout the day. The BrainStorm Stage is a fun and interactive gameshow environment. 

SMM Science Superheroes, Vol. 1: Alex Hastings and Titanoboa

  • Titanoboa was nearly fifty feet long, weighed 2500 pounds, and lived 60 million years ago during the time just after dinosaurs became extinct. Dr. Alex Hastings, Paleontologist with the Science Museum of Minnesota, will be providing insights about Titanoboa, alongside a life model from the Smithsonian's traveling exhibit, Titanoboa: Monster Snake.
  • In addition to Titanoboa, SeaQuest will be bringing a very special guest, Samson the 15 foot Reticulated Python. YES, this is a live Python! This handsome snake weighs in at a massive 73 pounds. Learn from our guest SeaQuest handlers about the fascinating science of snakes and meet Samson up close!

Virtual Reality Experience One-Day Discount

  • Dive into The Click Effect, an Emmy-nominated VR short film that follows two marine researchers as they attempt to free-dive a hundred feet below the ocean’s surface in a single breath to capture the “click” communication of dolphins and sperm whales. With the help of special virtual reality goggles and headphones, you’ll experience what it’s like to immerse yourself in ocean depths with marine life on all sides of you.                                                                                                                                                                           

Get discounted tickets at the day of Girls, Science and Technology from 10am to 4pm at the Box Office on Level 5.

Science Spark Stations

  • Spark of Life, Circuit Blocks, and Static Electricity hands-on activities throughout the Museum!