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Friday & Saturday: 10am - 8pm

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Upcoming Programs/Events

DIY Workshop: Sewing

August 9, 2014 10:30 am

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.

Backyard Science Days

August 16 & 17; 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 9th annual Backyard Science Days for a day of animal encounters and hands-on activities.

Summer—made by you

July - Labor Day

Put your brain on manual in July and August with DIYSci—a summer-long celebration of hands-on science. Everywhere you go, the Science Center will be featuring activities, crafts, and engineering challenges throughout the building—and every day it changes.


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.

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.

Your Body: The Inside Story

Explore the extraordinary, cool, and sometimes gross things your body does every day.


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Penguins 3D

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Born to be Wild 3D