The Maryland Science Center’s popular science of adult beverages series focuses on wine in October with a presentation in Science Uncorked, led by Joe and Mary Barbera, co-owners of AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar. The future of wine is the topic with an overview on the latest trends in wine-making and delivery systems. Weather-permitting, Science Uncorked will take place under the stars on the rooftop terrace overlooking the harbor. Advance registration required.Learn More
Join us in this hands-on workshop and learn how to use different woodworking tools such as saws, hammers and drills. We will have wood available for you to practice on and build your own project.
The Maryland Science Center’s popular science of adult beverages series focuses on wine in October with a presentation in Science Uncorked, led by Joe and Mary Barbera, co-owners of AIDA Bistro & Wine Bar. The future of wine is the topic with an overview on the latest trends in wine-making and delivery systems. Weather-permitting, Science Uncorked will take place under the stars on the rooftop terrace overlooking the harbor. Advance registration required.
Travel to the remote and lush land of Madagascar and discover lemurs, who arrived millions of years ago as castaways and have evolved into hundreds of various and beautiful forms.
Every First Friday of the month from October – March the Maryland Science Center celebrates with discounted admission from 5:00-8:00pm.
Venture out to our urban rooftop Observatory to view the night sky as our staff help you find planets and constellations. The Observatory is open every Friday night, weather permitting. Stargazing is free and open to the public, admission to the Science Center is not required. Please phone 410.545.2999 before your visit to check on viewing conditions.
This hands-on workshop will teach you the basics of home canning, an easy and fun way to savor seasonal flavors and support local farmers. Participants will leave with their own safely-canned jar of caramel apple jam. Advance registration required.
Safely look at the Sun and its features–such as sunspots and prominences–through a special set of filters on our telescope. The Observatory is open to museum visitors every Saturday, weather permitting, and admission is included in general Science Center admission. Please phone 410.545.2999 before your visit to check on viewing conditions.
Participants can try out different types of tools to assemble pegboards and foam pieces.
Make it fly! Come join us as we build aerodynamic objects such as kites and airplanes and test out different materials in our wind tubes.
Before sunrise on October 8, the Moon will darken from view as it moves through Earth’s shadow in space. Join MSC staff to watch this early morning eclipse from our rooftop and Observatory.
Join the Kids Room staff in the Learning Lab to try your hand at an easy experiment. Young scientists can explore a different concept each month through hands-on science fun. This month’s concept is water.
Join the Kids Room staff in the Room to Grow for a program designed for our smallest scientists, 0 to 24 months with their adult caregivers. Stimulate those young minds and help develop their earliest skills by enjoying music, rhymes, finger plays and more.
In conjunction with Cardboard Day of Play, we will have a cardboard challenge. Try your hand at mini mini golf, create a brush bot maze and more!
This workshop is sold out. Participants will learn how to use a soldering iron and components for you to solder will be available. Participants will leave the workshop with their own practice circuit board.
Tinker and experiment with circuit blocks to make electrical connections! Link different electronic components together to create simple or complex circuits.
Join the Kids Room staff in the Learning Lab for an animal story and a visit from one of the Science Center’s resident creatures. Learn about how they move, eat, and adapt to thrive in their diverse environments.
The Maryland Science Center will open at Noon on Saturday, October 18 after the conclusion of the Baltimore Marathon.
Levers, ramps, pulleys, screws, wheels, and wedges—simple machines are used all around us! Come learn all about them and use everyday materials to create a chain reaction around The Shed.
Come join us for spooky activities in The Shed. We will be making creepy sound effects, drawings that glow in the dark and light reflective patches that will keep you safe at night.
Celebrate the chills and thrills of Halloween at our sixth annual Spooky Science, where creepy chemistry and mysterious science combine to provide a hauntingly good time!
Calling all Maryland Science Center Member Goblins, Ghosts, and Ghouls! Join us for an exclusive after-hours haunting.
Levers, ramps, pulleys, screws, wheels, and wedges – simple machines are used all around us! Come learn all about them and use everyday materials to create a chain reaction around The Shed.
This week we will explore the many uses of building with PVC pipes! Come build your own structure with different parts or try out one of our prototypes.
The Maryland Science Center will close at 4:00pm so we can prepare the building to host Halloween 2014.
Flying Dog Brewery and the Maryland Science Center present a craft beer bash and costume ball featuring four areas of music. Ages 21+ only, ticket required.