Participants will discover how common pantry items can be used to create greener alternatives to household cleaning supplies. This workshop will include the opportunity to create and test out a tub/tile cleaner, wood polish, glass cleaner, stain remover, and a cleaner for pots and pans. Advance registration required.Learn More
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.
Explore the miniscule world of atoms and molecules and find out why the next big thing is super small!
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.
Maryland Science Center Members are invited to a FREE Sneak Peek of our newest IMAX film, Tornado Alley 3D.
Tornado Alley follows Storm Chasers star Sean Casey and the scientists of VORTEX2, the largest tornado-research project ever assembled, on their epic missions to witness the birth of a tornado.
Celebrate Earth Day at the Maryland Science Center’s EcoBash with wind turbines, infrared cameras, native plant species and more!
Spend a night at our museum with the Super Science Slumber Party—a member exclusive event. Participate in hands-on activities throughout the building, watch movies, play in the Kids Room, craft and create in The Shed, roar with the dinosaurs, experiment in SciLab, and when it’s time to say lights out—sleep in the exhibit halls. Advance registration required.
Dance the night away and celebrate the education and outreach programs of the Maryland Science Center. A moveable feast awaits as guests stroll from station to station sampling delicious food and signature libations. Spectrum will be setting the musical scene for the evening, so strap on your dancing shoes and get ready to party!
Humpback Whales 3D is an extraordinary journey into the mysterious world of one of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammals. Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this ocean adventure offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young.