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Located in a former powerplant called City Light & Power, hence the colored smokestacks, Science Central is an exciting mix of hands-on learning and engaging fun!  Each year through attendance, programming, and outreach we impact over 100,000 individuals and have served over 1.5 million people since opening!

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Mission Statement

Science Central is a regional resource that provides inspiring and fun hands-on science education for people of all ages.

Vision Statement

Science Central will be the premier gateway for informal science education in the region.

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Temporary Hours Change

Annual Fall Shutdown

Science Central will be closed for our annual fall shutdown.  Check this schedule for weekend hours.


Sunday, Aug. 31 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm     Sunday, Sept. 7 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, Sept. 1 Closed       Monday, Sept. 8 Closed    
Tuesday, Sept. 2 Closed       Tuesday, Sept. 9 Closed    
Wednesday, Sept. 3 Closed       Wednesday, Sept. 10 Closed    
Thursday, Sept. 4 Closed       Thursday, Sept. 11 Closed    
Friday, Sept. 5 Closed       Friday, Sept. 12 Closed    
Saturday, Sept. 6 10:00 am - 5:00 pm   Saturday, Sept. 13 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

(Normal School Year Hours will resume on Wednesday, September 16, 2014.)



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