North Dakota's Gateway to Science

1810 Schafer Street, Bismarck, ND 58501 - United States





North Dakota's Gateway to Science is a hands-on science center located in Bismarck ND. Our mission is to inspire the discovery of science through hands-on experiences. For more than 25 years, Gateway to Science has been igniting a passion for STEM in students of all ages through our interactive exhibit gallery, year-round programming, and outreach across the state. Our programs, including STEM Adventure Club, summer camps, Preschool Discovery Hour, and Girls Who Code, spark students’ interests and connect their passions with STEM education and career opportunities in North Dakota.


The Gateway to Science interactive exhibit gallery will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Exhibits include the following
-Earth, Sun, Universe
-Air Pressure
-Electricity and Magnetism
-Use Your Brain
-Light and Color
-Solar-Powered Car
-21-foot Racetrack with Buildable Cars
-Science First Area (for toddlers)
-Robotic Arm
-Engineering Design
-Augmented Reality Sandbox
-Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table
-And More!

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