Upcoming Events

Science Social


Continues Saturday, April 29, 3:30pm (Please note that this date and time has changed!)

Let’s talk all things science at Science Social, a new, exciting series of talks at the Science Mill. Three lectures by renowned scientists will be hosted at the Science Mill and followed by a wine and cheese reception with the speaker at the Science Mill. More info and tickets...


Fossil Day

Sunday, April 30, 12-5pm

Join us for the GRAND OPENING of our Fossil Dig, an exciting new exhibit for even the youngest explorers. Come dig in our dry creek bed with real shovels and brushes and find fossils of animals that lived millions of years ago! At 1PM and 3PM, hear from Science Mill staff about how dinosaurs used to live. Also, meet our two giant African Spurred Tortoises at their official welcome party! Watch as Science Mill staff feed them leafy greens, vegetables and fruits at scheduled feedings throughout the day. Get to know Speedy the tortoise and his female friend then submit your best name idea for a chance to name her! Already have a name in mind? Cast your vote now! The Fossil Dig and Tortoise Habitat are the newest additions to our Science & Art Park, a backyard full of wonder and discovery with plenty of space to enjoy a picnic and relax. FREE with admission.


Girl Scout Day at the Science Mill

Saturday, May 6, 10am-4pm

Welcoming all Central Texas Daisies, Brownies, and Juniors for an all-day, family-friendly STEM adventure! Earn Badges while exploring over 40 exhibits at the Science Mill and have a special opportunity to discover more in an optional Learning Lab! Earn and purchase your badges on site! Daisies will create their own Daisy patterns in the Pattern Palooza Learning Lab (11:00am) and enjoy a second opportunity to earn their STEM badge exploring museum exhibits. Brownies will fine tune their observational skills in the Forensics Fun Learning Lab (12 noon) and earn their bug badge investigating the BioLab and participating in a scavenger hunt. Juniors will learn more about animal habitats observing the Paludarium, the BioLab and the NEW African Tortoise exhibit and have the option to earn an additional Product Designer badge in the Zip Away Learning Lab (1:30pm). Cadets are welcome to attend and explore STEM careers at through our unique, hands-on exhibits!! Lab space is limited so purchase your admission and lab in advance here. Girl Scouts not attending the lab can pay admission upon arrival. Cost: $11 with Learning Lab, $7 without Learning Lab


Homeschool Day- Second Wednesday of the Month

Wednesday, May 10, 10am-4pm

This month will be the last Homeschool Day of the school year. We invite homeschool families and groups to join us on the second Wednesday of each month to explore the Science Mill. In addition to museum exhibits, we will offer special demonstrations, activities and/or guests. More info...


3D Movie: Flight of the Butterflies

Now Playing

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D is an interconnected scientific adventure story that spans not only thousands of miles, but generations. It’s about the remarkable Monarch butterfly migration, the most incredible migration on Earth, and the determined scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the butterflies mysteriously disappeared when they flew south for winter. More info...


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