All First Friday events will take place from 5–9pm.
Please note: There will be no January First Friday. First Friday events will follow all existing Saint Louis Science Center health and safety guidelines, including capacity guidelines.
Star Wars: Boba Fett and the Mandalorians
Get ready for a night filled with bounty hunters, Mandalorians and rebels. Experience special photo ops and costume characters from the 501st Legion and hear how this group designs and builds their own realistic props and costumes. Discover the real science behind Star Wars with educational activities and a building-wide game, or test your knowledge at trivia. End your evening with a screening of episodes of The Mandalorian. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for Grogu!
Mystery at the Museum
We all love a good mystery. On February 4, join us to solve a Mystery at the Museum. The evening will include a building-wide Clue-style game, trivia, featured presentations and educational activities that will require the use of your “little grey cells.” End the evening with a screening of an Agatha Christie film favorite.
SciFest: Engineering Expo
Celebrate Engineers Week 2022 with a free one-day event showcasing the creative problem-solving process used in engineering. Meet real engineers who build, invent and impact the world around us. Find inspiration for applying your own creative abilities.
COMPETITIONS & OPEN PLAY
Unlock the gamer in you.
The Science Center Hosts
The Saint Louis Science Center was proud to host the St. Louis University High Jr. Bills Esports team in our gaming arena this fall.
Led by manager David Callon, the Jr. Bills competed in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and Rocket League on both varsity and junior varsity levels. The Jr. Bills Esports team was very successful, with some of St. Louis’ most elite gamers competing multiple times a week against other Missouri high school students.
In the spring, the SLUH esports team will premiere two new teams, including Smash Bros. Crew and League of Legends. These teams will look to continue the tremendous success of the past semester as they compete against local schools in some of the most popular game titles in the world.Congratulations to the Jr. Bills Esports team on their inaugural season, and we look forward to working with them again as the world of esports continues to game on.
Coming Soon! HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever
Experience the thrilling history, culture and science of hockey in HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever, coming in 2022 to the Saint Louis Science Center.
In this exciting new special exhibition, get immersed in the world of hockey with more than 20 hands-on interactives including the “Hockey Science Lab.” Test your knowledge about hockey with a scaled-down replica rink and experiment with speed, balance, reaction time and all the skills important to the game of hockey.
The touring exhibition, HOCKEY: Faster Than Ever, was produced by Flying Fish in coordination with the Montreal Science Centre, and is toured internationally by Flying Fish.