The Bakken is a one-of-a-kind museum dedicated to inspiring a passion for science and its potential for social good.
The Bakken is a one-of-a-kind museum and educational organization dedicated to inspiring a passion for science and its potential for social good by helping people explore the history and nature of electricity and magnetism. Our unique interactive exhibits, a renowned collection of historical artifacts and books and hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education programs inspire learners of all ages to explore science as a creative, social endeavor. We emphasize a humanistic educational approach integrating science, history, literature and the arts.
With a broad range of activities and experiences, we deliver varied and engaging learning experiences to audiences which include: youth, their families, teachers, and community, as well as scientists, scholars, researchers, and artists around the country and the world.
Thank for sharing in our mission of inspiring a passion for science and its potential for social good.