At the Museum

What do YOU want to see and do here? Choose from over 40 halls, special exhibitions, and more. And check out some of the events, camps, and programs!

Stuff You Can See

Get Your Own Kids guide to the Museum

This guide will lead you to giant crystals, dinosaur nests, ancient shark fossils, and much more. Get yours before your visit!

Stuff You Can Do

Anytime You Visit

Stop by the Discovery Room

Puzzles, artifacts, live animals, and more! In this hands-on, interactive space, explore science at the Museum, from anthropology to zoology.

Apps & Games

Dreams of the Haida Child

Download this innovative coloring book—based on objects from the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians—and bring them to life with the augmented reality app.

Get the Explorer App

Chart your own course through the Museum with the app that acts as your personal tour guide.

MicroRangers Game

Come to the Museum armed with the app to help animated scientists keep microbiomes in balance while fighting the 6th extinction

Special Events

A Night at the Museum Sleepover

Various Dates
What adventures await you after the doors close and the lights dim? Grab your flashlights and go exploring!

Celebrate Culture!

Join us for these day-long programs that include live performances, hall tours, and hands-on activities.

Identification Day

Let a scientist help to identify your shells, rocks, insects, feathers, bones, and artifacts, while showing you some specimens from their own collections.

Sackler Lab

Open every weekend, 12 to 5 PM
Handle casts of hominid skulls, learn about DNA and the human brain, and ask a scientist your questions. Free on weekends with museum admission.

Sundays Under the Whale

Come and meet scientists and discover some amazing creatures. Free with museum admission.

Camps

Camps for Grades 2 to 5

Examine real dinosaur fossils. Fly through a simulation of the universe. Get up close with live tarantulas. Join us for these three-day workshops and week-long camps

Camps for Grades 6 to 8

Do hands-on investigations during these week-long and two-week-long camps, including Eco Rangers, Ancient Sharks, Digital Universe, and more!