Storytime

Energy Stage: Science Storytime

Science Storytime at Energy Stage! Children will enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story, followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week. Learn about our guidelines, how to make a reservation and our new hours.  

Great Bear Rainforest Grizzly Standing

OMNIMAX: Great Bear Rainforest

A Magical Environment. Unchanged for 10,000 years. Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves, sea otters and the all-white spirit bear — the rarest bear on earth — in the film Great Bear Rainforest. Hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is one of the wildest places left on earth. Found on… 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. Creepy Chemistry: Combustion! pH! Catalysts! Limiting Reagants! Interact with educators to get to the bottom of these exciting chemical concepts and more in this creepy demonstration! GermBusters: “What is a virus made of?… Continue reading

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

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.

Makerspace Exhibit Entrance

Makerspace: Makey Makey

Come to the MakerSpace and experiment with Makey Makeys. Explore circuits, building, and creative problem solving while working on your inner engineer. Patrons will create a contraption that can control a computer, but not without your own body completing the circuit!

Planetary defense specialist Mark Boslough PhD demonstrates an asteroid impact using supercomputers to assess the effects.

OMNIMAX: Asteroid Hunters

Venture into deep space for a fascinating look at asteroids, their cosmic origins, and the potential threat they pose to our world with the IMAX® original film Asteroid Hunters. Narrated by Daisy Ridley, Asteroid Hunters introduces asteroid scientists – the best line of defense between Earth and an asteroid’s destructive path – and reveals the… Continue reading

Energy Stage: STEM Performance

The 1:15 PM STEM Performance at the Energy Stage range on a daily basis. The following performances will rotate through the week. Creepy Chemistry: Combustion! pH! Catalysts! Limiting Reagants! Interact with educators to get to the bottom of these exciting chemical concepts and more in this creepy demonstration! GermBusters: “What is a virus made of?… Continue reading