October 2017

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

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Priceless Nights
Priceless Nights
4:00 to 7:30 pm

The Scott Family Amazeum continues to invite guests to pay-as-they-wish during Priceless Nights through the end of the year. These evenings are a great way to check out the museum and the hands-on, minds-engaged, family exhibits and activities that make every visit amazing

Guests will find the same quality of programs and learning opportunities as any other time the Amazeum is open. Hershey’s Lab will be open for families to conduct scientific experiments using Hershey’s brand confections.  The 3M Tinkering Hub will have tinkering activities for guests age 7 years and older. Outdoor areas will be available as weather allows.

Parent Cafe: Don't Eat the Marshmallow
Parent Cafe: Don't Eat the Marshmallow
6-8pm

We are ‘cooking’ something special here at the Amazeum. The Parent Cafe is filled with some pretty tasty tidbits of parenting ideas. Workshops will provide adult caregivers new play-filled recipes that support children’s growth and development. Parent Cafe is an education opportunity for parents/caregivers of children ages 10 years and younger. Adults may register to attend all of the Parent Cafe sessions or may select individual sessions according to their interest. Advanced registration and payment required. Click here for more information. 

Baby Buds
Baby Buds
10 am - 11 am

Baby Buds

Ages 6 to 17 months and caregiver*

Fee per child/adult pair: Amazeum members $10 | non-members $15

*Adult, age 18 or older, must accompany the child during the workshop. Advanced registration and payment required.

more information

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Tinkerfest
Tinkerfest
9am-4pm

Tinkerfest, a one-day festival that celebrates the creative, curious, and innovative spirit in all of us, returns to Northwest Arkansas on Sat., Oct. 7,2017 from 9 am until 4 pm. The 2017 event will be held at the Scott Family Amazeum and is included with your paid admission or your membership.

The Amazeum will bring together makers, artists, and tinkerers to showcase their work while inviting attendees of all ages to join in the DIY (do it yourself) fun. Tinkerfest brings technology together with craftspeople, educators, families and artists to learn from each other. Whether you are a beginner or an avid tinkerer, Tinkerfest is a great family activity where all can experiment and learn things together. Ages 4-104 will find a tinkering experience to explore. Click here for more information. 

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

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Priceless Nights
Priceless Nights
4:00 to 7:30 pm

The Scott Family Amazeum continues to invite guests to pay-as-they-wish during Priceless Nights through the end of the year. These evenings are a great way to check out the museum and the hands-on, minds-engaged, family exhibits and activities that make every visit amazing

Guests will find the same quality of programs and learning opportunities as any other time the Amazeum is open. Hershey’s Lab will be open for families to conduct scientific experiments using Hershey’s brand confections.  The 3M Tinkering Hub will have tinkering activities for guests age 7 years and older. Outdoor areas will be available as weather allows.

Parent Cafe:Cookies, Choices, & Kids
Parent Cafe:Cookies, Choices, & Kids
6-8pm

We are ‘cooking’ something special here at the Amazeum. The Parent Cafe is filled with some pretty tasty tidbits of parenting ideas. Workshops will provide adult caregivers new play-filled recipes that support children’s growth and development. Parent Cafe is an education opportunity for parents/caregivers of children ages 10 years and younger. Adults may register to attend all of the Parent Cafe sessions or may select individual sessions according to their interest. Advanced registration and payment required. Click here for more information. 

Discovery Tots
Discovery Tots
10am - 11am

Discovery Tots

Children ages 18 to 36 months with a caregiver*

Fee per child/adult pair: Amazeum members $10 | non-members $15

*Adult, age 18 or older, must accompany child during the workshop. Advanced registration and payment required.

For more information

 

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Members Only Preview! Mindbender Mansion
Members Only Preview! Mindbender Mansion
9:00am-Noon - 2 Time Slots

Members See It First!

Reserve your tickets to see Mindbender Mansion and become a member of the Mindbender Society!  

For more information and to reserve your tickets for the 9am-10:30am event, click HERE and for the 10:30am to Noon event, click HERE.

*Member Previews can "sell out" - book your tickets today!

Wolf Workshop:Germs Alive!
Wolf Workshop:Germs Alive!
9:30-11:30am, Encore Workshop: 1-3pm

Wolf Workshop:Germs Alive!
October 14, 2017
9:30-11:30am
Encore Workshop: 1-3pm
Scout Level: Wolf
Fee per Scout: $15  (includes time to extend the learning in exhibit hall after the workshop)
Chaperones: 1 Pack Leader and 1 Co-Leader are free

This workshop is just plain gross...and you don't want to miss it! Come join the fun and show the germs who's boss! After you've completed the workshop and completed your Do-at-Home mold culture project, the only thing left is to buy the Germs Alive loop from your council store!

Pack Leaders: to register your pack for this Adventure workshop, contact the Amazeum reservation specialist at 479-268-4542 or reservations@amazeum.org. Advanced registration and payment required.  Registration closes at noon on October 13!

Click here for more information.

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Maker Summit
Maker Summit

Arkansas Maker Summit
The Scott Family Amazeum, in partnership with the Innovation Hub of North Little Rock, the Arkansas Discovery Network, and the Greater Bentonville Area Chamber of Commerce, is excited to present the second statewide Maker Summit. Arkansas Maker Summit 2017 will focus on the robust maker movement emerging around the Natural State.

Arkansas Maker Summit explores the relationship between making and creative solution finding, and lays the foundation for increased opportunities for diverse populations, economic drivers, and future-ready learners. Panels and discussions will feature innovative technologists, educators, and thought leaders with a maker-mindset from across multiple industries and sectors. Topics will explore the maker movement in a number of different contexts - Maker Spaces in K-12 schools, extracurricular environments, business and manufacturing, and entrepreneurial settings. 

Date: October 16, 2017 at 8:30am-3:30pm 
Fee: $49 per person 
Location: John Q. Hammons Center, 3303 S Pinnacle Hills Pkwy, Rogers AR 
Advanced registration and payment: click here to register
ADE approved professional development credit is available to educators for attending the Maker Summit.

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Priceless Nights
Priceless Nights
4:00 to 7:30 pm

The Scott Family Amazeum continues to invite guests to pay-as-they-wish during Priceless Nights through the end of the year. These evenings are a great way to check out the museum and the hands-on, minds-engaged, family exhibits and activities that make every visit amazing

Guests will find the same quality of programs and learning opportunities as any other time the Amazeum is open. Hershey’s Lab will be open for families to conduct scientific experiments using Hershey’s brand confections.  The 3M Tinkering Hub will have tinkering activities for guests age 7 years and older. Outdoor areas will be available as weather allows.

Parent Cafe: Food for Thought
Parent Cafe: Food for Thought
6-8pm

We are ‘cooking’ something special here at the Amazeum. The Parent Cafe is filled with some pretty tasty tidbits of parenting ideas. Workshops will provide adult caregivers new play-filled recipes that support children’s growth and development. Parent Cafe is an education opportunity for parents/caregivers of children ages 10 years and younger. Adults may register to attend all of the Parent Cafe sessions or may select individual sessions according to their interest. Advanced registration and payment required. Click here for more information. 

Great Pretenders
Great Pretenders
10 am - 11 am

Great Pretenders

10 am - 11 am

Ages 3 - 5 years old and a caregiver*

Fee per adult/child pair: Amazeum members $10 | non-members $15

*Adult, age 18 or older, must accompany child during the workshop. Advanced registration and payment required.

more information

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STEAM Studio
STEAM Studio
10 am - noon

STEAM Studio

Families with children 6 years and under can explore, play and discover together in the STEAM Studio. The Early Learner STEAM Studio embraces children's natural curiosity and develops an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Learning becomes deeper and longer lasting when everyday play experiences include a caring adult. STEAM Studio is about discovery. Be a co-creator of knowledge as you discover with your child!

STEAM Studio is open 10 am - noon. Studio activities are designed with children aged 2 to 6 in mind, but mixed-age family groups with children 6 and under are welcome to come in and play and stay together. STEAM Studio frequently changes location and may be dependent on weather conditions, please ask guest services for location upon entering the Amazeum. No registration is required. Fees are included in paid daily admission or membership. 

  

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Junior Workshop: Detective
Junior Workshop: Detective
9:30-11:30am, Encore Workshop 1:00-3:00pm

Junior Workshop: Detective
October 21, 2017
9:30-11:30am
Encore Workshop 1:00-3:00pm
Scout Level: Junior
Fee per Scout:$15 with a $2 processing fee (includes time to extend the learning in exhibit hall after the workshop)
Chaperones: 1 Troop Leader and 1 co-Leader are free

Ever wonder if you have what it takes to be a real detective? In this STEAM workshop, earn your Detective badge by learning the tools of the trade, following clues, and solving a thrilling mystery! Once you've completed the workshop the only thing left is to buy the Detective badge from your council store!

Troop Leaders: Advanced registration and payment required through Girl Scout Council. Click here for more information and for registration.

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

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Priceless Nights
Priceless Nights
4:00 to 7:30 pm

The Scott Family Amazeum continues to invite guests to pay-as-they-wish during Priceless Nights through the end of the year. These evenings are a great way to check out the museum and the hands-on, minds-engaged, family exhibits and activities that make every visit amazing

Guests will find the same quality of programs and learning opportunities as any other time the Amazeum is open. Hershey’s Lab will be open for families to conduct scientific experiments using Hershey’s brand confections.  The 3M Tinkering Hub will have tinkering activities for guests age 7 years and older. Outdoor areas will be available as weather allows.

Parent Cafe: Carrot and Stick
Parent Cafe: Carrot and Stick
6-8pm

We are ‘cooking’ something special here at the Amazeum. The Parent Cafe is filled with some pretty tasty tidbits of parenting ideas. Workshops will provide adult caregivers new play-filled recipes that support children’s growth and development. Parent Cafe is an education opportunity for parents/caregivers of children ages 10 years and younger. Adults may register to attend all of the Parent Cafe sessions or may select individual sessions according to their interest. Advanced registration and payment required. Click here for more information. 

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STEAM Studio
STEAM Studio
10 am - noon

STEAM Studio

Families with children 6 years and under can explore, play and discover together in the STEAM Studio. The Early Learner STEAM Studio embraces children's natural curiosity and develops an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Learning becomes deeper and longer lasting when everyday play experiences include a caring adult. STEAM Studio is about discovery. Be a co-creator of knowledge as you discover with your child!

STEAM Studio is open 10 am - noon. Studio activities are designed with children aged 2 to 6 in mind, but mixed-age family groups with children 6 and under are welcome to come in and play and stay together. STEAM Studio frequently changes location and may be dependent on weather conditions, please ask guest services for location upon entering the Amazeum. No registration is required. Fees are included in paid daily admission or membership. 

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Amazeum Fun Patch Night: Cub Scouts
Amazeum Fun Patch Night: Cub Scouts
6:00-8:00pm

Amazeum Fun Patch Night
October 28, 2017
6:00-8:00pm
Scout Level: All Cub Scout Levels
Fee: $10 for scout and one adult, $7 for additional adults or siblings

After the Amazeum closes to the public, Cub Scouts are taking over the museum for an exclusive STEAM event! Scouts get to have even more fun than usual! Come explore the exhibits and find special activity booths with hands-on challenges that will help you earn a unique Amazeum fun patch. There's creative and engaging fun waiting around every corner, so don't miss it!

Pack Leaders and Adult Caregivers: to register for the Amazeum Patch Night, contact the Amazeum reservation specialist at 479-268-4542 or reservations@amazeum.org. Advanced registration and payment required. Scouts must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Registration closes at noon on Friday, October 27, 2017.
For additional information, click here.

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Homeschool Day
Homeschool Day
10am-5pm

Pow! Bam! The Scott Family Amazeum invites all homeschool organizations and families to our 3-part superhero series: Superhero Science. This series explores hands-on STEAM focused adventures to give every child the power of exploration and discovery. Each Homeschool Day features different STEAM activities to challenge your young superheroes to design, imagine, and problem solve. Superhero Science Homeschool Days will be on October 30, 2017, December 7, 2017 and April 26, 2018. 

A superhero is not complete without the cape! Each child will receive a cape and badge to wear as they use their STEAM super-skills. Join us each Homeschool Day to collect all the badges! Superhero Science is included in paid daily admission, Unfield Trip admission, and membership. 

Homeschool Days are the perfect addition to any homeschool curriculum! There are two ways to attend Homeschool Day: by booking your very own Unfield Trip visit to the Amazeum, or by exploring on your own. Only homeschoolers will be able to reserve Unfield Trips,  Hershey's Lab workshops, or Amazeum AIR (Amaze, Investigate, Relate) on Homeschool Days, so this is another great way to have fun and meet other homeschool families and students! Advanced registration is required for Unfield Trips and extra programs.

Click here for more information.

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Priceless Nights
Priceless Nights
4:00 to 7:30 pm

The Scott Family Amazeum continues to invite guests to pay-as-they-wish during Priceless Nights through the end of the year. These evenings are a great way to check out the museum and the hands-on, minds-engaged, family exhibits and activities that make every visit amazing

Guests will find the same quality of programs and learning opportunities as any other time the Amazeum is open. Hershey’s Lab will be open for families to conduct scientific experiments using Hershey’s brand confections.  The 3M Tinkering Hub will have tinkering activities for guests age 7 years and older. Outdoor areas will be available as weather allows.

Parent Cafe
Parent Cafe
6-8pm

We are ‘cooking’ something special here at the Amazeum. The Parent Cafe is filled with some pretty tasty tidbits of parenting ideas. Workshops will provide adult caregivers new play-filled recipes that support children’s growth and development. Parent Cafe is an education opportunity for parents/caregivers of children ages 10 years and younger. Adults may register to attend all of the Parent Cafe sessions or may select individual sessions according to their interest. Advanced registration and payment required. Click here for more information. 

Baby Buds
Baby Buds
10 am - 11 am

Baby Buds

Ages 6 to 17 months and caregiver*

Fee per child/adult pair: Amazeum members $10 | non-members $15

*Adult, age 18 or older, must accompany the child during the workshop. Advanced registration and payment required.

more information

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STEAM Studio
STEAM Studio
10 am - noon

STEAM Studio

Families with children 6 years and under can explore, play and discover together in the STEAM Studio. The Early Learner STEAM Studio embraces children's natural curiosity and develops an interest in science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). Learning becomes deeper and longer lasting when everyday play experiences include a caring adult. STEAM Studio is about discovery. Be a co-creator of knowledge as you discover with your child!

STEAM Studio is open 10 am - noon. Studio activities are designed with children aged 2 to 6 in mind, but mixed-age family groups with children 6 and under are welcome to come in and play and stay together. STEAM Studio frequently changes location and may be dependent on weather conditions, please ask guest services for location upon entering the Amazeum. No registration is required. Fees are included in paid daily admission or membership. 

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Members-only hours: 9am-10am
Members-only hours
9am-10am

Scott Family Amazeum members are welcome to enjoy the Amazeum for an hour prior to opening to the general public.

Amazeum Fun Patch Night: Girl Scouts
Amazeum Fun Patch Night: Girl Scouts
6:00-8:00pm

Amazeum Fun Patch Night
November 4, 2017
6:00-8:00pm
Scout Level: All Girl Scout Levels
Fee: $10 for scout and one adult, $7 for additional adults or siblings

After the Amazeum closes to the public, Girl Scouts are taking over the museum for an exclusive STEAM event! Scouts get to have even more fun than usual! Come explore the exhibits and find special activity booths with hands-on challenges that will help you earn a unique Amazeum fun patch. There's creative and engaging fun waiting around every corner, so don't miss it!

Troop Leaders and Adult Caregivers: to register for the Amazeum Patch Night, contact the Amazeum reservation specialist at 479-268-4542 or reservations@amazeum.org. Advanced registration and payment required. Scouts must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Registration closes at noon on Friday, November 3.
For additional information, click here.

 Week

Events Calendar

Week  
Sunday, October 15

There are currently no events scheduled. Check back soon.

Monday, October 16

Maker Summit

Tuesday, October 17

Closed

Wednesday, October 18

Priceless Nights

Parent Cafe: Food for Thought

Great Pretenders

Thursday, October 19

STEAM Studio

Friday, October 20

There are currently no events scheduled. Check back soon.

Saturday, October 21

Junior Workshop: Detective

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The Scott Family Amazeum is a hands-on, interactive museum for children and families located in Bentonville, Ark. A museum with a foundation in the arts and sciences, the Amazeum encourages creativity, curiosity and community through exhibits, educational collaboration, and programs, workshops and camps. Amazeum experiences include a climbable tree canopy, indoor cave, tinkering hub, nearly one acre of outdoor space, and ever-evolving daily pop-up activities.

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Hours

Mon: 10 am - 5 pm
Tues: closed
Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10 am - 5 pm
Sun: 1 pm - 5 pm
CLOSED Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), Christmas Day (Dec. 25), New Year's Day (Jan. 1)
Please check our calendar for other variations of our hours.

Admission

Members - FREE
Kids under 2 years - FREE
Adults & Kids - $9.50

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