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Science Center

To the Stars and More

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Oh so many fun things here that whiz and bang, swirl and melt, things that are gross and yucky and stink and light up the night sky, great things of imagination and discovery and endless possibilities.

One of the Top Ten science centers in the U.S., according to Parents Magazine, the Science Center has a fabulous planetarium and outer space program, along with great telescopes and numerous nighttime programs.

Get nose to nose with a dinosaur and discover what makes a balloon float. Figure out why you don’t fall out when rollercoasters go upside down.

Build a robot or a webpage or your own biofuel source.

Come ride a Segway and ponder the technology that makes it balance the way it does.

The Planetarium is located inside Forest Park, and the Science Center is technically outside the park’s southeast corner but a covered walkway over I-64 connects the two.

Be sure to check on the website for packages with local hotels.


At A Glance

Address:
5050 Oakland Ave
St. Louis
Phone:
(314) 289-4400
Price:
free
Additional fees for some exhibits.

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