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Sunday-Thursday 10am - 6pm Friday & Saturday 10am - 8pm

Join us for Fridays After Five for discounted admission from 5-8pm on Friday evenings. For a complete list of current and upcoming hours, please visit our Hours page.

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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

Patio Party

August 7, 2015 5:00 pm

Join the Maryland Science Center this summer for Patio Parties. Bring the family, neighbors, and your friends for adult beverages, family-friendly live bands and light fare outside on the Science Center’s waterfront patio.

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Backyard Science Days

August 15 & 16; Noon-4pm

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 10th annual Backyard Science Days for a day of animal encounters and hands-on activities.

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Directions & Parking

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

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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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