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Monday Closed Tuesday - Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday 10am - 6pm Sunday 11am - 5pm

Please note: Our café is currently closed for renovations and will reopen later this Fall.

Join us for First Fridays for discounted admission from 5-8pm every First Friday of the month (October-June).

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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Holiday Maker Series: Leather Stitching

October 10, 2015 10:30 am

This hands-on workshop will teach the basics of leather stitching and each participant will stitch a leather gift card holder. Advance registration required.

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Science on Tap: From Grain to Glass

November 5, 2015 7:00 pm

Join Heavy Seas and explore the science behind brewing and fermenting the world’s favorite adult beverage, beer. Plus sample a variety of craft brews. Advance registration required.

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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

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Tornado Alley 3D

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