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About MSC

A history as rich as the science it shares.

The Maryland Science Center has been sharing its love of science since its inception as the Maryland Academy of Sciences in 1797.

About MSC

Mission & History

The Maryland Academy of Sciences is Maryland’s oldest scientific institution and one of the oldest such institutions in the entire nation.


Our history

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A great downtown location right on the water. Easy access from major roadways and mass transit. A place to showcase your talents. A place where guests learn and have fun. These are just some of the reasons why employment at the Maryland Science Center can be one of the most rewarding, challenging, and interesting opportunities available to you.

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Board of Trustees

Led by Chairman Mark Zimmerly, the Maryland Science Center Board of Trustees provides guidance and vision for the future of informal science education.


Meet our board

Scientific Council

The Council’s principal role is to provide scientific and educational support, advice, assistance and counsel to the President and CEO and to the Science Center staff.


About the Council