General Admission Price

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Summer Hours:

  • Monday - Closed
  • Tuesday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Thursday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Friday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Sunday - 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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General Admission FAQ

> What's happening today?

Our most commonly asked question!  Some exhibits are only available at certain times throughout the day.  We do not post these times in advance.  On the day of your visit, just ask at admissions for a schedule. 

  • Animal Interactions
  • Science Demonstrations
  • Swap Shop

Please note, the later you arrive, the less opportunities you will have to do these things.

We do have some special offers.  Click here to see a partial list.

“Timed Tickets” provide a way to control the number of visitors in a building at any given point in time.  At this time, Science Central typically does not use timed tickets.  However, we may use “Timed Tickets” for some events or at certain time of the year. 

We have an eating area with vending machines.  We do not serve food.  We also have picnic tables available outside.

Our demonstrations are determined by the Education Department daily.  Our front desk staff and signage will have this information available on the day of your visit.

Exhibits on the floor, exhibitions in the Traveling Gallery, and demonstrations are included with the price of admission.

A few interactive exhibits and vending machines have an additional fee ranging from 50 cents to $5. 

In order to ensure the safety of young children, all minors under the age of 14 must be supervised by an adult (age 18 or older) at all times.

Groups of 15 or more paying persons qualify for a discount.  In order to get the group discount, you MUST pre-register in advance.  Learn more.

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