SCHEDULE ALERT:The Institute of Science will be closed on Christmas Eve December 24, Christmas Day December 25, New Year’s Eve December 31, and New Year’s Day January 1. We apologize for any inconvenience.
December 11 | 5:30 - 8pm
Members of the Institute are invited to get an exclusive experience of our new exhibit, Robot Revolution, presented by PNC Bank with contributing support from DENSO International America. Members can interact with robots and enjoy exclusive activities throughout the evening, including a special presentation in the auditorium at 7:00pm from robo-designer Carla Diana, on designing robots with social interaction in mind. Event is FREE for members.
Join us for a celebration of all things mechanical during our event: Merry Mechanical Marvels. Explore the science behind robotics and more through a variety of hands-on activities and experiences. Participate in our rolling robot challenge, investigate the International Space Station in Virtual Reality, and try to solve a Rubic’s cube quicker than a robot! Activities will be FREE with general museum admission. Visit our website for more details.
Summer Camp 2020 - Registration Open!
June - August 2020
Give your inquisitive campers the opportunity to explore popular science topics in a fun and safe environment! Each week of summer camp at the Institute will focus on a different scientific disciplines, such as chemistry geology, ecology and more. Activities are tailored to meet the level and needs of each age groups.
Register today to save your spot.
Free First Friday: Courtesy of the MASCO Corporation Foundation, general admission to the Institute of Science is FREE after 5:00pm on Dec. 6, 2019.
Registration for 2019-2020 Boy Scout and Girl Scout field trips is open. Visit our website to learn more about the Institute’s workshops!
New! Robot Revolution, presented by PNC Bank with contributing support from DENSO International America is now open during regular museum hours, FREE with general admission.
We’re saying goodbye to our T. rex bones on display in exploreLAB, and hello to hadrosaur limb bones from Edmontosaurus. We’re excited to show them off to you along with a complete hadrosaur skull. exploreLAB will also be displaying a giant T. rex track that’s nearly a meter long, so don’t miss it! For more information on exploreLAB visit our website.