Saint Louis Science Center

If you are up for an exciting science and technology exploration, then you should definitely head on to Saint Louis Science Center. The science center is a perfect place for the entire family to have a fun learning experience especially for the kids. It opened in 1963 and has become one of the top 5 science centers in the United States. As a matter of fact, it is one of the most visited science center in the world with more than 1.2 million visitors each year! With more than 750 interesting exhibits, you and your family will surely have a wonderful moment exploring the entire science center.

The Planetarium is one of the buildings in the current complex. It opened in 1963 and was combined with an existing Museum of Science and Natural History in 1983. The Planetarium itself was renamed as the Saint Louis Science Center. Inside the planetarium you will find the Zeiss Universarium Mark IX Star Projector, which is capable of projecting more than 9,000 stars. There are also several interactive exhibits about astronomy, aviation and space travel. The Main Building includes an Omnimax or the IMAX Dome theater as well as exhibits about Earth science, emerging technology, physical and life sciences and chemistry. Another exciting feature of the center is the Exploradome, an air-supported building added to the main building in 1997. It served as a facility for traveling exhibitions and a place to host large group events. The most notable exhibits included in the dome were the RMS Titanic and Body Worlds. There are still lots of interesting exhibits you have to explore inside the center including the Life Science Lab Gallery, SciFest and the Taylor Community Science Resource Center.

The Saint Louis Science Center is located in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri. Come and visit the science center for a great science summer adventure for your family. Admission is free and the center is open to the public daily. You can visit the Saint Louis Science Center online for more information or you can call them at (314) 289-4400. So what else are you waiting for? Take an exciting science adventure only at the Saint Louis Science Center!