Today’s Hours

Travel through time and space in the planetarium.

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Beat the heat during Let's Science Summer!

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In Dinosaur Mysteries, you're the paleontologist.

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Let’s Explore

Explore the Maryland Science Center

Interactive exhibits. A planetarium and a giant screen theater. Science encounters and live shows. There’s so much to see—and even more to do!

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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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Early Childhood Programs IMAX Movies Planetarium Programming

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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Observatory Demo Stage Science on a Sphere

Exhibits

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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Dinosaur Mysteries Science & Main Newton’s Alley

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