Science On Tap

Explore the science of brewing, bottling, and imbibing. This exclusive annual event for adults ages 21 and up features 100+ beer tastings, science demonstrations, music and more. Discover molecular gastronomy, find out how buoyant your beer is, and see many other beer-making (and drinking) themed demonstrations at this unforgettable Science Center experience.

Star Dates: Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter

On November 13, 2020 enjoy a date night under the stars in the James S. McDonnell Planetarium! The November StarDate will feature a screening of 1984 classic horror film Friday The 13th: The Final Chapter accompanied by a special planetarium star show. A content expert will introduce the night’s movie and provide appropriate scientific and… Continue reading

Science Uncorked

A wine and spirits tasting event that will delight the mind. Explore the chemistry and science behind wine. The Science Center’s annual Science Uncorked event for adults ages 21 and up features over 80 wine and spirits for sampling, small plates, science demonstrations, live music and more. Enhance your experience and learn more about the… Continue reading

First Friday: Harry Potter

Harry Potter First Friday has been rescheduled to November 6, 2020. Return to Hogwarts once more and explore the science of our favorite wizarding world. Shop from local artists and crafters, journey through the building on a special mission, and learn how chemistry connects to Harry Potter with our special guest Dr. Rebecca Lai. See… Continue reading

Saint Louis Science Center Golf Tournament in Forest Park

Benefiting Aviation & AerospaceSTEM Education Programs Your support helps us create innovative educational programs, exhibits and interactive experiences that inspire a passion for STEM learning for all ages and backgrounds.   You play a vital role in the Science Center’s mission. In these uncertain times, the role of science is more important than ever. As… Continue reading

Night Sky

Planetarium: Live Sky Tonight

Relax under the clearest night sky in St. Louis as our skilled presenters lead you on tour of the best the night has to offer. This live show is different every time, so stop back again to discover the changing stars, planets, and other celestial events visible from your own backyard.

Energy Stage: STEM Performance

The 3:15 PM STEM Performance at the Energy Stage range on a daily basis. The following performances will rotate through the week. The Scoop on Poop: Take a trip through the digestive system as we make fake poop on stage! Come on down and get a whiff! It IS Rocket Science: Explore the basic principles… Continue reading

OMNIMAX: Backyard Wilderness

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses – in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, the film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior – all captured by cameras mounted inside dens and nests, and… Continue reading

Planetarium: Constellations

Live star show exploring the constellations. People throughout history have all found patterns in the stars. Find out what constellations you can see throughout the year, and how these shapes create a map to discover secrets of the nighttime sky.

OMNIMAX: Apollo 11 First Steps Edition

APOLLO 11: First Steps Edition is a thrilling cinematic experience that showcases the real-life moments of humankind’s first steps on the moon. In this special edition created exclusively for IMAX® and giant screen theaters in science centers and museums of Todd Douglas Miller’s critically acclaimed Apollo 11 documentary, the filmmakers reconstruct the exhilarating final moments… Continue reading