Permanent Exhibits

You'll love interacting and exploring the over 130 hands-on exhibits at Science Central.  All of our exhibits are focused on teaching science concepts in a fun and engaging way.

Check out just a few of our permanent exhibits below!


High Rail Bike

Take a ride on a bicycle balanced on a thin metal rail, 25 feet off the ground, to learn about the principles of balance and gravity!

(This exhibit follows an exhibit schedule.)

Swap Shop

Bring in a rock, fossil, mineral, or seashell and help our educators identify your item! Earn points to "purchase" other items from our extensive Swap Shop collection by completing some fun learning activities!

(This exhibit follows an exhibit schedule.)

Kids Central

This area is designed specifically for children, ages 2 through 7, and their grown-ups.  Kids Central includes exhibits that will educate and entertain our younger visitors, including a giant piano keyboard, a water table and water play activities, bubble windows, and the Fort Discovery play area.

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Science On a Sphere (SOS)

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(This exhibit follows an exhibit schedule.)


Join us in the Lincoln Financial Foundation Demonstration Theater to learn more about the weather, matter, the human body, and a variety of other science topics in an interactive and engaging manner. Our educators will involve and engage you in what could be a hair-raising experience!

(This exhibit follows an exhibit schedule.)



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