On June 11, 1976 the Maryland Science Center opened its doors at 601 Light Street. Join us this summer as we celebrate 40 Summers of Science. Each and every day something different is bound to pop up as we weave a 40-themed celebration all summer long.
Safely look at the Sun and its features, such as sunspots and prominences, through a special set of filters on our telescope.
Admission for Fridays After 5 includes the permanent exhibit halls, planetarium, and IMAX Theater. All visitors pay just $10 for admission during Fridays After 5.
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.
Build a shelter for solitary or migrating bees! Bees are important pollinators with rapidly decreasing habitats, so welcome these friendly insects into your garden and help the bee population. Advance registration and payment required.
Come take part in hands-on activities to learn more about synthetic biology and meet scientists who work in the field.
Join us for a day of dinosaur mysteries, where you are the detective and learn about the giants that roamed the Earth millions of years ago.