Saint Louis Science Center

Hours and Location

Free admission. Buy tickets to enhance your experience.

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
5100 Clayton Avenue, In Forest Park, St. Louis, MO 63110

OMNIMAX® Theater
OMNIMAX® Theater

Immerse in one of our 45 minute films as you are taken outside the theater and into an experience unlike any other. See what’s playing now!

The massive, crystal clear images projected on our 5 story, 79ft. diameter dome fill your entire field of vision, and combined with 15,000 watts of surround sound, create a truly immersive sight and sound experience.

James S. McDonnell Planetarium
James S. McDonnell Planetarium

Tour the night sky in one of our star shows and learn more about space at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium.

Special Exhibitions
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MathAlive!

Free special exhibition now open on the first floor. Experience math in action as this 5,000-square-foot exhibition brings to life all of the different types of mathematics at work, whether in design, application or use, behind the things we love most — video games, sports, design, music, entertainment, space and robotics.

The Discovery of King Tut

Opening May 27. 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

Landing April 14, 2018. The Saint Louis Science Center is one of four science museums nationwide that will host “Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C.

Events
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First Friday: Anime Invasion

April 7, 6:00 – 10:00 pm. Learn the real science behind science fiction at our First Fridays events. Join your fellow fans, from Poké-novice to otaku, and dust off your Pokémon Go to celebrate the best that anime has to offer.

SciFest: Brain Matters

April 15, 6:00 – 10:00 pm. Spark your curiosity at our annual series of weekend expos. Learn how you think, and think about how you learn, all at our annual celebration of the brain. Meet real neuroscientists and touch a real human brain

Nova Nights: Sunshine

Friday, April 30. Enjoy a date night under the stars of the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and learn all about the latest cosmic happenings.  Your evening will include a live star show, a classic sci-fi film and a cash bar.

 

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MathAlive!
MathAlive!

Experience Math in action with the new FREE MathAlive! special exhibition.

MathAlive!
MathAlive!

Experience Math in action with the new FREE MathAlive! special exhibition.

MathAlive!
MathAlive!

Experience Math in action with the new FREE MathAlive! special exhibition.

MathAlive!
MathAlive!

Experience Math in action with the new FREE MathAlive! special exhibition.

MathAlive!
MathAlive!

Experience Math in action with the new FREE MathAlive! special exhibition.

MathAlive!
MathAlive!

Experience Math in action with the new FREE MathAlive! special exhibition.

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