Celebrate the chills and thrills of Halloween at our sixth annual Spooky Science, where creepy chemistry and mysterious science combine to provide a hauntingly good time.Read more about this event
Witness over 12,000 dominoes of different sizes and colors zigzag, spiral, climb up stairs, across tables, fall in collapsing pyramids and much more.Read more about this event
Parking discounts just for visitors of the Maryland Science Center.Read more
Travel to the remote and lush land of Madagascar and discover lemurs, who arrived millions of years ago as castaways and have evolved into hundreds of various and beautiful forms.Learn more about this film
Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 11am - 5pm
On Friday, October 31, MSC will close at 4pm in preparation of Halloween 2014.
We are open until 8pm every First Friday of the month. For a complete list of current and upcoming hours, please visit our Hours page.
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The Maryland Science Center 2014-2015 Field Trip Guide is now available online. This comprehensive, interactive catalog is your one-stop destination for 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.MORE »
Celebrate the chills and thrills of Halloween at our sixth annual Spooky Science, where creepy chemistry and mysterious science combine to provide a hauntingly good time!MORE »
In the Dinosaur Mysteries exhibit you’re the paleontologist. Over a dozen full size dinosaurs roam this exhibit hall. Walk under, over, and through a landscape filled with dig pits, a field lab, excavation sites, and other areas of discovery.MORE »
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.MORE »