current exhibition

Our current exhibition is
The World’s Largest Dinosaurs,
a larger than life exploration of the science behind history’s most titanic creatures.

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The World's Largest
Dinosaurs is open
February 11th
through
September 4th

upcoming programs + events

7/25

Turtles & Tortoises

Little Explorers Club takes an up-close look at turtles and tortoises!

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7/26

War For The Planet Of The Apes Screening

See the hit science fiction blockbuster and join us for an exclusive science talk after.

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8/08

The Sun & Other Stars

Little Explorers Club takes a look at what makes the Sun shine so bright!

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8/21

Great American Solar Eclipse Watch Party

Join the Museum at Prairiefire for the total eclipse of the sun, a once in a lifetime event!

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The Great Hall

Make your own dinosaurs at the ALIVE! Screen, meet Barnum Brown's Tyrannosaurus rex, experience ancient fossils in the Paleontology Gallery, and more in this area free for all guests!
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The Discovery Room

Science is at your fingertips in this wholly interactive room designed for children 3-12 years old and their caregivers. Interact with real artifacts from the fields of paleontology, anthropology, invertebrate zoology, field biology, geology, and astronomy in 45-minute sessions.
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Exhibition Hall

Featuring traveling exhibits from the American Museum of Natural History, the exhibition hall highlights the world's greatest museum experiences on a rotating schedule throughout the year. Our current exhibition: The World's Largest Dinosaurs.
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Virtual Reality

You have two worlds to explore in the Museum's virtual reality theaters. Now playing the VR Microtheater is The Click Effect, an immersive experience that lets you swim with whales and dolphins. Now playing in the Virtual Theater is Stonehenge VR, an interactive tour that lets you shape the construction of one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
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about the museum

Museum at Prairiefire

Our Mission

Through a unique collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History, as well as with other cultural and educational institutions in the nation, the Museum at Prairiefire is a place that provides access for all to understand and celebrate natural history and science in our region and around the world. The Museum engages visitors and students with world-class exhibitions, important programming, and significant educational and STEM opportunities.

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