Programs

Family Science Days

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Monday, April 16th | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
Join us for a great Family Science Day with Oliver the Therapy Donkey. He’ll be IN the museum! Used by Intermountain Therapy Animals to help individuals in times of stress, Oliver will join us at the museum for some cuddle time. His owners will discuss how certain animals are great for calming nerves.

bugs

Thursday, April 12 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
All about BUGS! Come join us for live bugs, demonstrations and activities all around bugs! You’ll get a first hand look at our new exhibit – A Bug’s World – opening Spring 2018. Learn about fascinating creepy crawlies with an Entomologist from MSU. Hold some cool cockroaches and learn what makes an insect, an insect.

crawly

Friday, April 13 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
Crafting creepy crawlies! Join a Bozeman artist, Greta Moore, in creating different kinds of bugs through fun, hands-on, crafting projects! Using pipe cleaners, googlie eyes, coloring pages and more- create your very own bugs to take home

mothersday

Friday, May 11 | 10am – 12pm

Free with Admission | All Ages
Get ready to spoil mom with handmade gifts. Stop by the museum to make a craft for mom! From potted plants, unique handmade flowers, salt dough handprints and other great crafts, the kids will be ready to spoil mom, grandma or auntie with a cute project.

After-School

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Monday Open Lab

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
3 – 5 pm thru the school year
$7 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

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Tuesday Open Lab

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
4 – 7 pm thru the school year
$7 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

Ongoing Programs

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Friday Open Lab

Drop Off: For Grades 6 – 12
10am – 12pm thru the school year
$7 or free with membership

Additional daytime hours weekly;
View the full schedule here!

musicmonday

May 7th | 10:30 – 11:30am

Join us this month for Music Monday with Rhythm Drums with Chet!
On Monday mornings monthly throughout the school year, CMB teams up with Kate “Music Kate” Bryan, Rachel Waterman and Chet Leach for a series of fun, family-oriented music-making experiences. Perhaps you’ve seen Rhythm Drums in the Sweet Pea parade, or heard the Full Moon Drumming echoing downtown, or had your child say they drummed with “Mr. Chet” at School. Regardless of how you found us, we hope you will join us for one of our many rhythm and drum events.

FreeFriday

Next FFN: April 13th

The Second Friday of every month!
Friday nights at the Children’s museum are fun for the whole family! Play and learn together as you explore our exhibits. We’ll be serving pizza for $1 a slice, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Tarantino’s Pizzeria.

School Field Trips

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Grades PreK – 2

Museum field trips are offered to area schools and other organizations year-round! We are able to host up to 32 children at a time at a group rate of $5. In groups of 20 or more, accompanying adults are free of charge; one adult, please, for every 5 children to ensure adequate supervision as your group explores our museum. Call us to learn more and sign up! (406)522-9087, or outreach@cmbozeman.org

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Grades 3 – 6

STEAMlab Field Trips explore NGSS standard-aligned curriculum, and are offered to area classrooms throughout the school year. Students will split into groups to cycle through a variety of STEAM-focused, hands-on activities. Contact STEAMlab Programs Manager, Margaret Ramsden, to learn more and sign up! (406)522-9087, or mramsden@cmbozeman.org