Science Central is a regional resource that provides inspiring and fun hands-on science education for people of all ages.
Science Central will be the premier gateway for informal science education in the region.
Science Central Memberships make great gifts! Also, don't forget to check out our Gift Shop where you'll find an amazing selection of educationally-enriching toys, gifts, games and puzzles at competitive prices - things that you won't find anywhere else in Fort Wayne! From Astronaut Food to Weird and Wacky Contraption Labs, you'll love our selection of science-themed gifts and gadgets.
All Gift Shop proceeds help support Science Central!
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Why science centers matter
Why is Science Central important to the Fort Wayne community? Sure, it’s a fun place to bring the kids when the weather is rotten. But at its core, Science Central is much, much more than just a place to play. Science Central is a catalyst for learning, and it’s a catalyst for learning the most important subjects that employers will need our kids to know to perform work in the future – science, technology, engineering and math, or as they are commonly called, STEM. Careers in STEM are among the fastest growing fields in the nation. However, the United States is trailing behind the rest of the world when it comes to preparing students for success in these fields.