Programs and events

The Museum of Natural Sciences is closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We look forward to welcoming visitors again when it is safe to do so.

Field trip program

The Museum of Natural Sciences hosts a free field trip program for school groups in May and June. Teachers are invited to visit the university with their class and participate in tours and hands-on science activities. 

The field trips are funded by the College of Arts and Science, Community Initiatives Fund, and SaskCulture, and are offered through partnerships with Science Outreach; the departments of Archaeology and Anthropology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography and Planning, Geological Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physics and Engineering Physics, and Psychology; the University Art Galleries, the Saskatchewan Archeological Society, the Museum of Antiquities, the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Meewasin, and Saskatoon Public Schools. 

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Self-guided visits

The Museum of Natural Sciences welcomes school groups to come and visit. The Museum is a unique destination for field trips and fun educational experiences. Admission to the Museum of Natural Sciences is FREE. If you are coming with a group of 10 or more, please book a visit to reserve your spot and avoid conflict with other groups or events. Note that group visits are self-guided. You can find some resources to help you plan your visit here.

Science on Saturdays

Join the Science Outreach team in the Museum of Natural Sciences on the first Saturday of the month from September to April for free hands-on science fun for the whole family. You'll learn about programming robots, chromatography, how to build a marshmallow catapults, and more! To stay up to date, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Other programs

The Department of Geological Sciences also offers geological sciences outreach activities and presentations tailored to elementary, middle and high school students.