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Monday: Closed

Tuesday-Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 10am - 6pm

Sunday: 11am - 5pm

Presidents' Day: 10am - 5pm

We are open until 8pm every First Friday of the month (through March 6). For a complete list of current and upcoming hours, please visit our Hours page.

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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 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.

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Science of Chocolate: Cocoa-ology

February 19, 2015 7:00 pm

The Maryland Science Center’s science of adult beverage series focuses on chocolate in February with a presentation in Cocoa-ology. The presentation will feature chocolate pairings with wines and liqueurs as well as a mild dose of history and science facts. Advance ticket purchase required.

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Gadgets & Gears Day

February 28, 2015 12:00 pm

Celebrate National Engineers Week at the Maryland Science Center with robots, drones, radio controlled cars, 3D printing, nanotechnology, and more. The day will be full of challenges and discovery related to the design process, the role of the engineer, and the future of different technologies in the field.

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Featured Exhibits

Dinosaur Mysteries

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.

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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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SciLab

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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