Make the museum a part of your learning experience.  Explore the museum with activity sheets, attend Homeschool Day,  borrow a kit, come to our family programs, and more!


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Plan Your Visit

Check the calendar for a list of  upcoming events.

Hours & Admission Information
Find gallery activity sheets on our activities and resources page. Discovery boxes, games, and books are available in the Family Room.

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Homeschool Kits

Homeschool Kits contain museum objects and activities for a variety of ages, adapted to a homeschool setting. These kits are compact to make them easy to transport. For more information, visit the Homeschool Kits page.

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Homeschool Day

Enjoy a day designed for you! Homeschool Day at the museum is held each year. Explore the museum, enjoy hands-on activities, learn about our programs, and meet other homeschool families.

This year's Homeschool Day was on October 9, 2023. Check back soon for information on next year's Homeschool Day!

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Public Programs

Connect with science, culture, history, and art through hands-on activities. Programs include Early Explorers (ages 5 and under), Junior Curators (ages 6-12), Teen Workshops (ages 13-18), and Family Days.

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At Home Activities

Explore the museum from anywhere! Go to the Virtual Museum page for online exhibits, videos, podcasts, and more.

Explore our collection of over 150 activities designed to do at home:


Contact Us

The Education & Public Programs staff are committed to serving homeschool families. If you have questions or comments, please email us at