Special Events

STEAM and Suds

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Thursday, August 16th | 5:30 – 8:00pm

…In the STEAM Lab!
$20 | Registration Required
Join us for an adults-only Open Lab in the STEAMlab! We provide the suds, donated by Mountains Walking Brewery and the tech expert! Come and explore with our 3D printers, coding programs, robots and more! Registration required as spots are limited. Click here to register.

Sweet Pea Festival

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August 3rd – 5th

CMB’s Lemonade Stand
Help us make a big splash at Sweet Pea! We’ll be peddling delicious lemonade again this year, and we need your support. Stop by our booth for a tall glass of tarty sweetness, or – better yet – volunteer to work the booth!
Sign up for two or more 3-hour shifts selling lemonade and we’ll pay for your wristband! Call the museum at 522-9087 to sign up today!

Evening in Science

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Saturday, October 20th

at Riverside Country Club | 5:30pm
$50 and $75 per couple | Sponsorships available
Join the CMB for an amazing evening of science for adults! Like a science fair, we’ll feature the newest high-tech experiments and designs coming out of the Bozeman valley. From robots, holograms and VR to augmented reality, crystals and code. It’s an evening to raise money for the museum, and experience some amazing STEM from local engineers and scientists. Cocktails and appetizers will be served, with a short program about the future of the Children’s Museum of Bozeman.
Tickets go on sale August 1st.

Giving Tuesday

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Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 – Ignite the Possibilities!

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018 is Giving Tuesday! It’s a BIG day of giving. Each Giving Tuesday, we choose an exhibit space to update and improve. Two years ago, we replaced our beloved Bernoulli blower with a brand new Flight Lab. This past year, we raised funds for two new exhibits that will be introduced Spring 2018. What will be next? How can you help ignite the future of STEAM learning through play? Don’t wait until Giving Tuesday, we invite you to Invest Today!

Winter Wonderland

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Winter Break, 2018| 11am – 3pm

Free with Admission | All Ages Welcome
Stop by the museum during winter break & share in our holiday cheer! We’ll be making cardboard gingerbread houses, pinning the antlers on the Merry Moose, making pipe cleaner snowflakes and polar animal ornaments, & experimenting with snowy science experiments.

Giant Games Family Fundraiser

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Will be back, Spring 2019!

…at the Children’s Museum!
$15 per person or $50 for a family of 4.
Join us for a night of GIANT GAMES for our spring family fundraiser! Giant Games galore including BINGO, Giant Checkers, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four, and more. Face-painting, popcorn and dessert, beer and wine, corn hole, an amazing silent auction and of course, games with prizes.

New Exhibits

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Farm to Museum: Sensory Garden

Coming Summer 2018!
We’re revamping the backyard into a Farm to Museum: Sensory Garden Exhibit! Look for a tractor to imagine on, plants to touch and smell. A sound garden to make music on, and a sensory path. Our newest exhibit will feature an amazing place to play and learn. Thank you to Wisetail Works, Cashman’s Nursery and New Holland for bringing this exhibit to life.

Give Big Gallatin Valley

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Thank you for an awesome Give Big 2018!

Our supporters Gave BIG by helping CMB build our outdoor Sensory Garden as part of our new outdoor exhibit – Farm to Museum. Plants to touch, taste, smell, view and hear the buzzing bugs. Sensory Gardens have proven to be helpful for stress, anxiety, and to support children with various sensory needs. Look for the new garden coming late summer 2018. There’s still time to support this amazing project! Contact our office to give to this great project.