Saint Louis Science Center

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About

The mission of the Saint Louis Science Center is to inspire everyone to be curious and engaged in science. Named a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate in 2016, the award-winning Science Center engages people through on-site experiences, including hundreds of hands-on exhibits, the OMNIMAX® Theater, which is one of just nine IMAX® Dome with Laser theaters in the world, and the largest artificial sky in the Western Hemisphere at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Additionally, the organization provides high-level informal educational programming to schools and other organizations in the St. Louis community and is home to the nationally recognized Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program, which has created a legacy of success by working with underserved teens throughout their high school years to prepare them for in-demand STEM careers of the future. Open Thursday through Sunday. General Admission is always free. For more information on the Saint Louis Science Center, visit slsc.org or call (314) 289-4400.

5050 Oakland Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110

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DaVinci exhibit
Reviewed By 28bellpepper February 2023

During my visit in 2020, I attended a rare exhibit of DaVinci. Very educational and fun experience. *Note: TripAdvisor does not offer a calendar for 2020, year I actually visited.*

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Good Stop in Forest Park
Reviewed By Beemoney97 October 2023

The science center is a part of Forest Park where you can find so many things to do. The science center is a good little spot, with things for adults or children.

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A total blast! 🚀
Reviewed By laura_kehl October 2023

We had such a great time at our visit recently! Our group included 4 young kids (infant-5 years old) and 4 adults and everyone had a great time! We really enjoyed the Discovery Center, which does...

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Hours

Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Summer hours: Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun., 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Handicap AccessibleMidtown/ClaytonForest Park

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TripAdvisor Rating:

1527 Reviews | Write a Review
DaVinci exhibit
Reviewed By 28bellpepper February 2023

During my visit in 2020, I attended a rare exhibit of DaVinci. Very educational and fun experience. *Note: TripAdvisor does not offer a calendar for 2020, year I actually visited.*

Full Review
Good Stop in Forest Park
Reviewed By Beemoney97 October 2023

The science center is a part of Forest Park where you can find so many things to do. The science center is a good little spot, with things for adults or children.

Full Review
A total blast! 🚀
Reviewed By laura_kehl October 2023

We had such a great time at our visit recently! Our group included 4 young kids (infant-5 years old) and 4 adults and everyone had a great time! We really enjoyed the Discovery Center, which does...

Full Review