Open today: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Hours and Admissions

Regular Hours

Sunday: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Closed New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Upcoming Early Closings

Thursday, December 7Closing at 3:00 p.m.


Children (3-17)$9
Children 2 and underFREE
Seniors (65+)$9
Museums for All$3 (with EBT Card)

Reduced Admission for Community Agencies & Public Social Services Offices

North Dakota’s Gateway to Science serves to inspire the discovery of science through hands-on experiences. Our exhibit gallery is a great place for children and adults alike to explore. In order to assist agencies that serve at-risk clients who want to visit our gallery, we have established a program for Agency Admission that offers an admission of $6 per person.

Learn more about Agency Admission program details.

Museums for All

North Dakota’s Gateway to Science is pleased to be a part of the Museums for All program. Museums for All offers receiving food assistance (SNAP benefits) reduced admission to more than 900 museums throughout the United States simply by presenting their SNAP EBT card.

Gateway to Science offers a $3 rate for with a valid EBT card and a photo ID. This rate is good for up to four family members per EBT card during normal operating hours. Like and share this post to spread the word!

Museums for All is a national, branded access program that encourages individuals of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum habits. It is open to participation by any type of museum — including art, history, natural history/anthropology, and general museums, children’s museums, science centers, planetariums, nature centers, historic houses/sites, zoos, aquariums, botanical gardens, and arboretums.

Museums for All is an initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), a federal agency based in Washington, DC. The initiative is administered by the Association of Children’s Museums through a cooperative agreement with IMLS.

Find a participating museum near you or browse the full list of participating museums.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm