Plan Your Science Field Trip or Group Trip Today!

Nothing enhances your science lessons like hands-on experiences! Get your students out of the classroom and explore real world science phenomena with over 100 interactive exhibits in the 73,500 square-foot Museum and throughout the 21 wooded acres surrounding the facility.

Schools and non-profit organizations qualify for the group rate. Proof of non-profit status must be provided upon registering your group.

*A minimum two-week advanced registration required.


School Groups and Non-Profit Admission (15 persons or more)

Students $8.00
Adults $8.00

Workshops & Science Shows

Mid-America Science Museum wants to further support teachers in hands-on educational activities offered at the museum and as Outreach and Distance Learning.

Students $3.00/per workshop per student
Dissections $6.00/per workshop per student
Tesla Theater Shows $2.00/per student
Digital Dome Shows $3.00/per student


Reserve the Tinkering Studio for your group! (9:00am - 12:00pm)


Grades: K - 12

Your mission is to create a rocket out of paper and tape that can fly with the power of air!

Paper Circuits

Grades: 3 - 12

We put the “Art” in STEAM as students learn about electric circuits in creative ways.

Owl Pellet Dissection

Sponsored by: Gene Shelby Charitable Foundation
Grades: 5th-7th

Explore the interconnections of species in an ecosystem by evaluating skeletal remains in owl pellet castings.


Pre-K Through 1st Grade. (30 mins)

Cardboard Robots

Pete the Cat tries to build a robot friend. Can you build one too?

A House for the Three Little Pigs

After we read the Three Little Pigs, students try to build their own house for a piggy.

Open Tinker

All Ages

Students get to explore the Tinkering Studio with just their classmates and the help of our Tinker facilitator.

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