SAINT LOUIS SCIENCE CENTER

Regular Hours: 

Monday – Saturday: 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Locations:

Main Building

5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

James S. McDonnell Planetarium

At Clayton Avenue in Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63110

General admission is always free. Buy tickets or become a member to enhance your experience.

Special Exhibitions

The Discovery of King Tut

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Now Open

Walk in the footsteps of archaeologist Howard Carter and experience the tomb of  King Tutankhamun and all its treasure as they were at the moment of discovery. The special exhibition will feature a total of 1,000 breathtaking recreations that were scientifically and expertly hand-crafted over five years by leading Egyptian artisans.

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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Landing April 14, 2018

The Apollo 11 command module Columbia, the only portion of the historic spacecraft to complete the first mission to land a man on the moon and safely return him to Earth, as well as more than 20 one-of-a-kind artifacts from the historic mission are coming to the Saint Louis Science Center. Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum, will open on April 14, 2018. 

Events

GROW Gallery: Prairie Farms Fall Festival

GROW Gallery: Prairie Farms Fall Festival

Saturday, October 21 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

This October, turn your “boos” into “moos” and join us for some free fall fun in our GROW Gallery with Prairie Farms.
-Get up close and personal with a dairy cow and calf
-Meet a real farmer and explore how milk gets to your table
-Enjoy fun activities and games
-Prairie Farms will provide sample product tastings

Science Spooktacular

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Thursday, October 26
from 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Bring your young ghouls, goblins, astronauts and dinosaurs to our Halloween celebration and get hands-on with spell-binding science at this family-friendly program.

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Educational Programs

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Activities for Everyone

We Put the Element of FUN into Science!

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Ecology and Environment

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Discovery Room

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James S. McDonnell Planetarium

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Makerspace

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Life Science Lab

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Experience Flight Simulators

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Amazing Science Demonstrations

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Experience Energy

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Mission: Mars

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Dig Site

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Structures

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