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Headwaters Science Center is a hands-on science center including over 40 science exhibits, a collection of live animals and a unique gift shop. We also offer science demonstrations, special programs, a facility for birthday parties and many other...more
My grandchildren like visiting the science museum when they visit Bemidji. There is a good variety of activities for all ages that keep them busy for quite some time. They hardly realize they are learning. The animals are the highlight and holding them is the...More
We saw this place on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try on a rainy day. Our boys, ages 8 and 11, had a great time. I would say we spent a little over an hour there and highlights were holding a snake...More
Grab a spot on the street downtown and bring the kids into this super interactive museum. They have live things inside, some of which you can touch and hold, including spiders and snakes!
There are some cool things to build with, a very neat fish...More
We visited the science center on a warm Memorial Day. For two adults and two teens, we paid $33. The staff was quite friendly and we were helped by a young man with Americorp. He got out most of the amphibians and reptiles for us...More
I did not expect to see anything like this in Bemidji. There is not much for kids to do there, so It was great to find this place. You can spend the entire day there. There are couches that our 2 y.o. napped on. And...More
We were down town late Saturday afternoon and noticed this cool place with a dinosaur. Inside was an older volunteer engaged in serious conversation with a youngster. It was near closing but a number of kids with parents were still engaged with the two floors...More
If you have kids or are just a kid at heart yourself you will love this place. There re so many opportunities in this one building located in downtown Bemidji. My grandkids loved the hands on.....yes hands on....reptile exhibit. I was a little reluctant at...More
I expected with a name like Headwaters to see information on the Headwaters of the Mississippi River--nothing. It was very hands on for children and would have kept them busy. Some exhibits were not labeled. Some of the displays had nothing to do with Minnesota....More