Lab Experiences

Get hands-on at OMSI and reserve a seat in one of our interactive labs. Participants work directly with OMSI educators in small, group settings to get an in-depth look at cool, fun science topics. Each lab is approximately 50 minutes (unless otherwise specified).


Cost: $8 per ticket (unless otherwise specified) Buy

Upcoming Lab Experience Events

Cow Eye Dissection
Sat. Nov. 1, 10:00am at Life Science Lab at OMSI
Participants are led through the anatomy of an eye and discover how this sensory organ allows us to…
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Play with Your Food
Sat. Nov. 8, 10:00am at Discovery Lab at OMSI
Come build, sculpt, paint and play with your food! Grab your picky eaters and join our family class…
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Fabulous Fossils
Sun. Nov. 9, 10:00am - 11:00am at Paleontology Lab at OMSI
Handle an assortment of rocks and fossils to determine what a fossil actually is. Help clean a real…
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Soap Making
Sat. Nov. 15, 10:00am - 11:30am at Chemistry Lab at OMSI
Learn about reactions that go into making soap and make soap from scratch to take home! Participants…
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Electricity & Magnetism
Sun. Nov. 30, 10:00am at Physics Lab at OMSI
Learn how electricity and magnetism make our modern world possible as you play with magnets, motors,…
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Squid Dissection
Sat. Dec. 6, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at Life Science Lab at OMSI
Participants will look for clues in the squid anatomy to figure out how these animals live. One squi…
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Physics Phenomena
Sun. Dec. 7, 10:00am at Physics Lab at OMSI
View spectacular demonstrations of unusual physics, including the vacuum chamber, the Van de Graaf g…
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Soap Making
Sat. Dec. 13, 10:00am - 11:30am at Chemistry Lab at OMSI
Learn about reactions that go into making soap and make soap from scratch to take home! Participants…
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Electricity & Magnetism
Sun. Dec. 21, 10:00am at Physics Lab at OMSI
Learn how electricity and magnetism make our modern world possible as you play with magnets, motors,…
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Art of the Microscope
Sat. Dec. 27, 10:00am - 11:00am at OMSI Life Lab
We will explore ways to capture creative images by using the camera on your phone with a microscope.…
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