Family Events

Keep learning and discovering after class with an event at your school or organization. Our expert educators will come to you, with hands-on STEM activities that inspire innovation in learners of all ages. Our 90-minute family events are a fun interactive experience for students, parents, and your entire community. These programs are suitable for groups of 10-150 people, or double the size for up to 300.  

Programs Offered

Celebrate Engineering
Join your family and friends to explore engineering! The Science Museum brings a whole new kind of experience to your organization or school with some of our favorite hands-on activity stations. Activities include flinging frogs, a block building challenge, a hand crane game, a slippery slide for stuffed animals, and more! Celebrate Engineering includes an optional 20-minute opening assembly.

Celebrate Science!
If engineering isn’t the perfect fit for your event, Science Museum of Minnesota staff can help design an experience specific to the needs of your group. Start from our recommended selection of hands-on activities and customize from dozens more to match your event’s theme.

Pricing and Awards

Pricing is based on one instructor. If programming needs dictate more, additional fees will apply.

Family Events pricing
Group size: 30-150
Event time: 90 minutes
Price: $600

Group size: 151-300
Event time: 90 minutes
Price: $1200

Travel costs may apply for any location 50 miles or more from the museum. Fill out the form for more details.

For more information or to reserve your program today, fill out this form. For questions or for help in filling out the form contact our registration team at (651) 221-4748 or

Awards are intended for schools where at least 50 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. All in need of reduced program or travel fees are welcome to apply by filling out the form above. Awards are subject to availability.