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Get to Know McWane Science Center

Imagine a place where people of all ages can rediscover a sense of wonder about their world. A place where we can witness the extraordinary in everyday things, feel the thrill of exploring new scientific frontiers, and discover a connection to the strange and beautiful universe all around us. McWane Science Center strives to be that place.

Through our exhibits and science programming, we aim to be a fertile ground for curious minds to thrive. Discover the many ways you can explore your curiosity at McWane and plan your visit today!

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McWane Science Center has four levels jam-packed with interactive, hands-on exhibits designed to blow your mind—and explain why! Browse our permanent and special exhibits here.

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Science Programming in the Museum

Our team of science interpreters designs and delivers hands-on programs and shows every day at McWane. In fact, guests can catch a different program every hour!

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Plan Your Visit

Get all the information you need about how to find the science center, find safe & convenient parking, and purchase your tickets here.

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Our team is always here to answer your questions and help you plan your visit to McWane Science Center.

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