September 23, 2008
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“Falling Market” Means Egg-Drop Price Drop Discount
Discount programs keep Maryland Science Center affordable for families
With global financial markets falling and the regional economy worsening, the Maryland Science Center is offering several discount admission programs – including the ever popular Egg Drop Price Drop – to keep a visit to the science affordable for families.
Discounts on weekend admissions begin every Friday evening with Fridays After Five. From now through April 7, 2008, all visitors to the Maryland Science Center after 5:00 pm on Fridays can purchase tickets for just $8.00. Admission includes the core museum experiences as well as one film in the St. John Properties IMAX Theater and a show in the Davis Planetarium.
The Maryland Science Center’s popular Egg Drop Price Drop promotion returned. Visitors arriving before noon on Saturdays receive a $5 discount on the price of admission—and an egg. Maryland Science Center staff provides the materials and the “egg-spert” advice to help visitors create an original protective device for the egg, which is then dropped from the balcony of the third floor of the Maryland Science Center’s atrium to see if it can survive the impact of the fall. Egg Drop Price Drop also includes the core museum experiences as well as one film in the St. John Properties IMAX Theater and a show in the Davis Planetarium.
To make admission deals even better this fall, the Maryland Science Center will offer free admission to the first 200 visitors to the Maryland Science Center on the first and last Friday of each month from October through December as part of the Free Fall Baltimore program.
“We want to make informal science education more accessible to as many people as possible,” said Maryland Science Center president and CEO Van Reiner. “Fridays After Five, Egg Drop Price Drop, and the Free Fall Baltimore programs provides both local residents and out of town visitors with convenient opportunities to spend time with their families engaged in fun and educational activities at an affordable price.”
About the Maryland Science Center
The Maryland Science Center at Baltimore's Inner Harbor is visited by more than 500,000 people each year. Popular exhibits include: Dinosaur Mysteries with more than a dozen full-size dinosaurs and interactive paleontology activities; an exploration of the day in the life of the human body in Your Body: The Inside Story; and dozens of interactive experiments in Newton's Alley. Other popular attractions in the museum include the Kids Room, the five-story St. John Properties IMAX Theater, and the world-famous Davis Planetarium.