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Homeschool Day


8 for members | $14 for the general public map


Spark your child’s curiosity in STEM!

The Museum of Life and Science invites homeschool families for a day of learning and engagement. Pick one of three classroom programs led by the Museum’s educators—Animal Encounter, Chemical Reactions, or LEGO® Robotics. Spend the rest of the day exploring 84-acres of indoor and outdoor exhibits. Homeschoolers will receive the school group rate on Homeschool Days!

Event Details

Classroom Program Options

Facilitated Programs

Your Homeschool Day admission includes one classroom program! Please arrive at your classroom 10 minutes before the program start time. Allow time for parking, check-in, and walking to the classroom. Please choose from the list below:

Animal Encounter

Times: Choose from 10:00-10:50, 11:00-11:50, or 1-1:50
Location: KidLab (1st floor of the main Museum, across from Play to Learn)
Meet the animals that live behind-the-scenes at the Museum of Life and Science.

Chemical Reactions

Times: Choose from 10:00-10:50 or 11:00-11:50
Location: BioLab (2nd floor of the main Museum, past The Lab)
Manipulate changes in temperature and pH, and then analyze what happens after a chemical reaction.

LEGO® Robotics

Times: Choose from 10:00-10:50 or 11:00-11:50
Location: ChemLab (2nd floor of the main Museum, past The Lab)
Construct a spinning sculpture and collaborate in writing a program to control how it moves.

There's more to see!

In addition to the classroom programs above, try these activities.

  • Math Moves 
    Use our Math Moves teacher’s guide to get ideas for using Math Moves to explore ratio and proportion. Copies are available online.
  • Daily Programs
    We have tons of free programs that happen all over the Museum, from the start of the day all the way until closing time! Click here to view our schedule!


Make the Most out of Your Visit!



The Fine Print

Homeschoolers and their families will receive the school group rate of $14 per person for admission plus one classroom program. Museum members get free admission and pay $8 per person for the classroom program.

Pre-registration is recommended to reserve a program time and topic of your choice. At least one member of the family must be currently homeschooling in a K-12 grade. A state-issued Homeschool ID will be required at check-in.

All members of the group over the age of 2 must purchase a ticket. Students must be accompanied by an adult.

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!