Programs

Late Nite Labs at Science Museum Oklahoma

Late Nite Labs

The fun doesn't stop when the sun goes down! Bring the whole family for a special after-hours experience at Science Museum Oklahoma. SMO's Late Nite Labs are for the whole family and include unique hands-on activities, Science Live and Kirkpatrick Planetarium shows, and all of the museum's permanent exhibits. See the schedule >>

SMO 21 at Science Museum Oklahoma

SMO 21

Fun isn't just for kids. This after-hours programs is for adults 21+ only — every SMO 21 features a unique theme with unforgettable hands-on experiences, access to the entire museum, dinner options in the cafe and a cash bar. It's all the fun of SMO, but with no kids allowed. Check out the next SMO 21 >>

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Camps

School's out, but the learning doesn't stop! Science Museum Oklahoma offers fantastic camps for Oklahoma City metro families. Science Museum Oklahoma offers camps for kids from pre-K up to 6th grade in the winter, spring, summer and fall. Camp themes vary each season and camps never repeat a day, ensuring your young scientist gets a new experience each session of camp. Weeklong camps take place in the spring and summer, with shorter camps in the fall and winter.

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Scouts

Do you know a Girl Scout, Boy Scout or Cub Scout who loves science? Science Museum Oklahoma is the place for scouts to explore the world of science! The museum's special scouts-only events include weekend badge classes and scouting-focused Science Overnights. Have a group or a troop? Private badge classes are available! Learn more >>

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Early Childhood Education

Science Museum Oklahoma's early childhood education experiences like Early Explorers and Storytime Science enlighten and delight the youngest of scientists. Check out the schedule >>

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What's Growing On?

Learn how our (and your!) garden grows! During SMO's regular What's Growing On? programs, guests will learn about gardening techniques, maintenance, and follow along as gardens and grounds staff take care of the SMO Gardens. Events are included with general admission unless noted and take place at 11 a.m. on select Saturdays. See upcoming dates and activities >>

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Science Overnights

Science Museum Oklahoma takes a night at the museum to a whole new level with Science Overnights. Begin the evening with a live science show, engage in special hands-on activities, experience a Kirkpatrick Planetarium show and camp out among the exhibits. Science Overnights are currently available for scouts and private groups.

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Teen Apprentices

The Teen Apprentice Program at Science Museum Oklahoma is designed for students entering seventh grade or higher through senior year of high school. Apprentices experience behind-the-scenes workings of a science museum while increasing science literacy and honing job skills. Applications are accepted each spring. Learn more >>

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Tinkerfest

Tinkerfest is a daylong celebration of curiosity and creativity! Tinkerfest encompasses the entire museum and grounds, bringing together makers, artists, crafters, engineers, and educators to showcase how their diverse skills converge. Have you ever repaired something that was broken? Toyed with a recipe? Taken something apart just to see what was inside? That's tinkering!

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Chemistry Day

Slip into your lab coat and grab your safety goggles, it's time to learn about the wonders of chemistry! Join us for Chemistry Day for hands-on chemistry experiments to individual and team chemistry competitions.

Space Day

Astronauts, prepare for launch! Blast off into a world of flight, robotics, and space exploration on Space Day! This action-packed day is all about the science of space with special hands-on activities and live demonstrations.

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Oklahoma Museum Network

The OMN, funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, is a statewide collaboration of partner museums working together to provide hands-on discovery learning and science resources to families, students and educators across the state. Each partner museum features science exhibits that rotate twice a year — like the Red Dirt Dinos — providing unique learning opportunities and new experiences.

OMN also provides the very best in teacher inquiry professional development, allowing educators to increase classroom effectiveness across the curriculum, and offers the Science Matters Mobile Museum, an immersive exhibit on wheels that engages students in crazy, captivating science adventures. Learn more.