Your home for wonder, curiosity, & discovery
84 acres of open-ended science and nature experiences designed to spark imagination, creativity, and new ways of thinking about our world
The place to inspire the next generation of creators, thinkers, and problem-solvers
A brighter future starts with wonder.
More than ever, it’s essential to play, learn, ask questions, and embrace science as a way of understanding our world. The fun of discovery is the first step on a lifelong adventure of learning.
Your best destination for innovative science education and learning
With one-of-a-kind educational experiences inside and outside of the classroom, the Museum of Life and Science offers new ways to better understand our world and prepare young minds for the future.
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Summer Camps: Get Ready!
Museum summer camps are back in 2021! Check out what we’re offering — Registration is open now!
A butterfly's 10,000 mile journey to the Museum
Every one of our butterflies takes a journey from villages and forests around the globe. Here’s how they get here.
Walk of the Week
Walk of the Week is a fun, new way to explore the Museum.
Climb, build, splash, and discover how mountains rise, how rocks turn to sand, and how water shapes the planet.
Virtual AfterHours: Fermentation in Focus
From beer to bread, kombucha to coffee, celebrate the microbes that bring flavor and funk to your favorite foods with our experts.
Dino Egg Hunt
Bring your junior paleontologist on an excavation adventure as they hunt for colorful dinosaur eggs and explore the Museum’s Dinosaur Trail.
This school year is overwhelming for many families. We can help! Let us support and enhance your child’s weekly learning at the Museum
Join us every Wednesday for experiments you can do at home and LIVE streaming sessions with our educators
Explore the principles of flight, gravity, and airflow. Pom poms, parachutes, and paper planes take flight as you test out propulsion and wind power.