Please note: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Mental Health: Mind Matters

An immersive touring exhibition that raises awareness about mental illness.

Girls in Medicine

Come learn about careers in the mental health field!

Saturday, March 27


The mind-blowing intersection between motion and time!

Curious Minds of All Ages!

Science is everywhere, but sometimes discovery needs a guide. Check out our exhibits, films, labs, makerspaces, events, and much more. We're your quirky partner that's here to help you explore the most wonderfully random STEM topics.

Today's Dome Shows

Buckle your seatbelt because it's time to explore our incredible Earth and the farthest reaches of the cosmos in The Dome! 

11 a.m.
One World, One Sky

1 p.m.
Big Astronomy

Today's Live Science

Watch and engage with a Museum educator who demonstrates amazing scientific experiments.

11 a.m.
Build a Mechanical Hand

1 p.m.
Build a Mechanical Hand

3 p.m.
Build a Mechanical Hand

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Starry Sky

The Dome

​The Dome features live astronomy presentations and giant screen films on one of the most technologically advanced digital planetarium theaters in the world.


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