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Current Hours

Thanksgiving Day Closed 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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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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First Fridays

Every first Friday of the month from 5:00-8:00pm

Admission for First Fridays includes the permanent exhibit halls, planetarium, and IMAX Theater. All visitors pay just $9 for admission during First Fridays.

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Friday Night Stargazing

Every Friday Night, 5:30-9:00pm

Venture out to our urban rooftop Observatory to view the night sky as our staff help you find planets and constellations. Stargazing is free and open to the public.

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Featured Exhibits

Coming Soon: Science & Main

Take a walk down Main Street and discover how science interacts with your everyday life. Wander past iconic Baltimore landmarks while solving puzzles, exploring physics, and completing engineering challenges.

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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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IMAX Features

Humpback Whales 3D

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Tornado Alley 3D

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