Discover hands-on science at one of the country’s top science museums.

General Information

Plan your visit

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Museum Calendar of daily events and programs

Directions to the Museum



  • The Museum’s first and second floors and bathrooms are entirely wheelchair accessible. Second-floor may be reached by elevator. Several outdoor exhibits and walking trails in the Quinn Nature Preserve are wheelchair accessible.
  • Special admission and membership fees are offered to low-income families through the Warm Welcome program

Museum Rules 

  • It is our expectation that adults attend children at all times. 
  • No pets, except service animals, are permitted in the building or on the trails.
  • The Museum building and Hughes Pavilion are smoke-free areas.

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