The museum is currently open Monday-Saturday, 10am-3pm. The exhibit hall capacity is limited to 25 people. Face masks are encouraged as is limiting visits to one hour. Doors will be closed if the museum is at capacity and reopened when we can bring in more visitors.
Summer programs beginning May 21st are proceeding as scheduled. We will continue to follow CDC and MCPH guidelines, and if we need to cancel camps, all registered participants will be notified and issued full refunds for camps canceled.
We will follow our standard refund policy for all programs starting May 21, 2020:
All school field trips are canceled through May 20th. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you need to reschedule or have any questions.
EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum is a non-profit organization that was founded by John McConnell. We operate with a small employed staff and a large group of dedicated volunteers who bring math and science to life. Our Mission is to inspire a passion and respect for STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) in our communities.
EUREKA! has evolved from its earliest beginnings as a volunteer effort by John McConnell, teaching scientific principles to kids through hands-on demonstrations that he created. During that time the project was given the name SITHOK, which stands for “Science In The Hands Of Kids”. After reaching about 5,000 students per year, the Mesa County School District granted John a space for EUREKA!. In 2018, EUREKA! relocated to the newly-constructed Confluence Hall building on the CMU campus.
The goal for EUREKA! is to make the basic elements of science and mathematics available for students and adults to investigate hands-on. The majority of the stations and exhibits have been constructed by several of our volunteers. EUREKA! hopes to redefine the way people think about, learn about, and interact with science and technology by making it fun for everyone.
1400 North 7th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501