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Amenities & Accessibility

Science Central continually strives to offer our visitors with the best experience and programming possible. Please ask our staff for any assistance needed. Here are some of our available amenities


* Assisted Listening Devices * Handicapped Accessibility
* Benches * Lockers
* Bike Racks * Lost & Found
* Coat Racks * Nursing Nooks
* Diaper Changing Stations * Outdoor Picnic Tables
* Adult Changing Table * 'Restrooms
* Elevators (available without steps) * Strollers
* Fort Wayne Area Maps * Wheelchairs
* Hand Sanitizers Universal Restroom 


Payment Types Accepted: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express, Checks, Cash, Gift Cards 



Science Central is handicapped-accessible. The entrance has automatic doors and an elevator at Entry Level. 
Several handicapped-accessible parking spaces are located immediately in front of the building, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. All exhibits and restrooms are wheelchair-friendly, with the exception of the High Rail Bike and Confusion Illusion room.

  • Adult Changing Table - inside universal restroom on Lower Level
  • Assisted Listening Devices
  • Handicapped Accessibility
  • Wheelchairs 

Vending Machines & Dining Area

Vending machines are located in the lower level dining area, and tables are available on a first-come, first served basis.  You may bring your own food and beverages into the dining area, but please do not take food or beverages onto the exhibit floor. 
If you would like to leave the facility for food, please stop by Admissions to get a hand-stamp so you can easily return later.  A variety of family-friendly restaurants are located within a short drive from Science Central. 
Lawton Park is also located within walking distance, immediately adjacent to Science Central, and offers additional picnic areas, as well as a playground. 


Science Central offers free coat racks and shelves to store lunches or coolers.  Science Central does not assume responsibility for the security of unattended items.  Secure (lockable) lockers are available for .50 cents per day.  Lost locker keys will incur a replacement fee charge of $11.


Science Central offers free parking on a first-come, first-served basis.  Additional overflow parking is available within easy walking distance in Lawton Park. 

For Little Ones

Free loaner strollers are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  Diaper changing stations are available in both the Men's and Women's restrooms on the lower level, and in the Kids Central Family Restroom. Nursing nooks are available in the lower level Women's Restroom, and in the Kids Central Family Restroom. If your little one gets a little too excited at the water table, we also have free loaner clothing available, and a clothes dryer.  Please note that available loaner clothing sizes are very limited.

Science Central reserves the right to change without previous remark any of the above listed amenities and accessibility.

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