Put your brain on manual in July and August with DIYSci—a summer-long celebration of hands-on science.Read more about this experience.
Come to the Maryland Science Center’s 9th annual Backyard Science Days for a day of animal encounters, hands-on activities, and a live bat show!Read more about this event.
Parking discounts just for visitors of the Maryland Science Center.Learn more
Now Showing in IMAX. Francis Scott Key's ode to the bombardment of Ft. McHenry, and his sighting of Mary Pickersgill's flag still flying, help weave a tale of how the national anthem came to be.Learn more about this IMAX film.
Sunday-Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday & Saturday: 10am - 8pm
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Download Latest Podcast:Listen Up
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.
Join the Maryland Science Center in The Shed for Introduction to Sewing and learn some sewing basics. This workshop will cover patterning, how to use a sewing machine, and using different types of fabrics. Advance registration required.MORE »
Science can happen in a lab, science can happen in space and science can happen in your own backyard! Come to the Maryland Science Center’s 9th annual Backyard Science Days for a day of animal encounters and hands-on activities.MORE »
SciLab is a real laboratory environment where visitors become scientists— donning lab coats and safety goggles and conducting experiments at stations throughout the lab.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 »