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Current Hours

Sunday-Thursday 10am - 6pm Friday & Saturday 10am - 8pm Labor Day Monday 10am - 5pm September 8 - 11 Closed for annual maintenance

Join us for Fridays After Five for discounted admission from 5-8pm on Friday evenings (through 9/4).

Please note that our Fall Hours begin on September 12. For a complete list of current and upcoming hours, please visit our Hours page.

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Listen to the latest night sky highlights, the scoop on science topics in the news, and unique perspectives on the ways science effects our everyday lives.

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Become a member today The Membership Advantage

Members enjoy benefits reserved just for them. Your Maryland Science Center Membership includes many benefits such as discounts, VIP events, free admission to the Science Center and more!

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Upcoming Programs/Events

Field Trips

The Maryland Science Center 2015-2016 Field Trip Guide is now available online. This catalog includes everything you need to know to book a field trip for your school or schedule a visit by our Traveling Science Program. And remember—ALL MARYLAND SCHOOLS VISIT FREE.

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Directions & Parking

Buy 4 tickets online and park for FREE, courtesy of GEICO. Restrictions apply.

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Friday Night Stargazing

Every Friday Night, 7:00-10:30pm

Venture out to our urban rooftop Observatory to view the night sky as our staff help you find planets and constellations. Stargazing is free and open to the public.

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Featured Exhibits


SciLab is a real laboratory environment where visitors become scientists— donning lab coats and safety goggles and conducting experiments at stations throughout the lab.

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The Shed

Come see what we’re making today! Learn a new skill, create an invention and find a solution to a design challenge through drop-in activities each day as well as different events and programs throughout the year.

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Newton’s Alley

A kinetic, energetic, hands-on exhibit powered by you!

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IMAX Features

Humpback Whales 3D

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Tornado Alley 3D

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