Gateway to Science Center

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Gateway to Science is North Dakota's hands-on science center and children's museum. Ignite your imagination as you explore our unique gallery containing more than 90 interactive science exhibits. With subjects ranging from robotics to simple machines, real human brain specimen to nanotechnology and beyond, learning is made fun for all ages in an informal environment where hands-on experience is the best teacher.

Exceptional exhibits for kids of all ages, preschool to adult! Gateway to Science exhibits are designed to educate and entertain the curious minds of children and families.

Visiting the Bismarck area? Stop by Gateway to Science for a fun experience for the whole family. And don't forget to check out our free family events throughout the year. Check out our website for details @

Monday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Top Features
  • Family-Friendly
  • Military
  • Open Year 'Round
All Features
  • Open Year 'Round
Cost of Admission
  • Admission: Gallery admission rates: Adult $7, child $4, under 4 free with paid adult admission Members are always FREE. We have reciprocity with fellow ASTC centers
  • Military
General Information
  • Hours of Operation: Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday, noon-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Guest Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Interstate