SAINT LOUIS SCIENCE CENTER

Regular Hours: 

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

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

November 22: Close at 3:00 PM
November 23 (Thanksgiving): Closed
November 24-25: 9:30 AM to 7:00 PM
November 26: 11:00 AM to 5:30 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

#GivingTuesday

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Tuesday, November 28

GivingTuesday is a day when people around the world come together to give back online. This year, you can ignite science and share in the spirit of giving by making a donation to the Science Center.

First Friday: Doctor Who

Saint Louis Science Center

Friday, December 1

Relive your favorite moments from the Doctor Who holiday specials and travel through time, sort of, and through our galleries as you play a building-wide game full of holiday fun and aliens.

Visit Planner

Choose The Attractions You Would Like To See And Let Us Sort Out the Activities for You!

Educational Programs

Hotel Package

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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