History and Science Come Together for STEM Family Day at Mill City Museum

For immediate release

Release dated: February 21, 2024

MNHS media contacts: Nick Jungheim, 651-259-3060, nick.jungheim@mnhs.org or Allison Ortiz, 651-259-3051, allison.ortiz@mnhs.org 

The museum hosts a day of free family activities featuring guest presentations

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn (February 21, 2024) – Science, technology, engineering, and math aren’t confined to the classroom. This Saturday, families will have a chance to learn how the STEM fields are intertwined with history and how they continue to have an important impact today.

On February 24, Mill City Museum will hold a free STEM Family Day to showcase how science is all around us in the Twin Cities. The day’s program features fun activities that focus on the role STEM has played in the past and present history of the Minneapolis Riverfront.

Event highlights include:

  • 11 am: Petite Concerts
  • 2 pm: Z Puppets Rosenschnoz with The Amazing Gnip Gnop Circus
  • MN Raptor Center with an eagle and other raptors
  • MN Astronomical Society with astrophotography
  • Mississippi National River and Recreation Area with mini boats and weights
  • Geological Society of MN having fun with rocks
  • General Mills Wheat and Flour Labs with the science of wheat (with museum admission)

Mill City Museum STEM Day

Saturday, February 24, 2024
11 am–3 pm

Mill City Museum
704 South 2nd St. Minneapolis, MN 55401

Free, baking lab activity requires museum admission

For more information and a full list of guests, click here.

About the Minnesota Historical Society
The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves, and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs, and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories, and connects people with history.