Upper Atrium & Oculus

Enjoy the best view inside the building from the centrally-located Upper Atrium and Oculus.  Regroup as you move between SCI's experience platforms in this open space.

  • Marvel at the mesmerizing movement of the twin Ribbon Dancers, computerized kinetic sculptures affixed to SCI's ceiling
  • Watch programs, visitors and what's happening in the building below with a view into Founders Hall
  • Access SCI's upper-level experience platforms What On Earth?, When Things Get Moving and Why The Sky?
  • Gather your group for a moment to rest before you continue exploring
  • Study a floor-to ceiling mural inspiring exploration from Earth to the far reaches of space