Today’s Hours

Travel through time and space in the planetarium.

In Dinosaur Mysteries, you're the paleontologist.

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Explore the Maryland Science Center

Interactive exhibits. A planetarium and a giant screen theater. Science encounters and live shows. Learn something new every day!

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Event Calendar

A day at the Maryland Science Center is packed with planetarium shows, giant screen films, on-floor activities, workshops and more.  See all that’s happening on the day you plan to visit.

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Science Encounters

A visit to the Science Center encourages active participation.  Join staff for on-floor experiments, pop-up science, and live shows on the Demonstration Stage.

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From astronomy to paleontology, the human body to physics and phenomena, the Science Center is packed with innovative exhibits that demonstrate the wonders of scientific discovery with a focus on open ended exploration.

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Adult Programs

Who said science was only for kids? Definitely not us! Our adult events let grown ups experience MSC their way.  We infuse science into each event we host through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and an educated staff that equals a recipe for an amazing night.


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Hands-on learning experiences are essential to inspiring curiosity and instilling a sense of wonder.