School Visits to SCI

See how your school can experience SCI!

The Science Center of Iowa brings learning to life through hands-on experience platforms, larger-than-life IMAX films and dynamic demonstrations.

On a visit to SCI, your students will be able to:

New for 2016-17:

  • Traveling Exhibit: Wild Music – On exhibition October 1, 2016 - May 29, 2017
    Wild Music explores evidence for the biological origins of music through highly interactive exhibits and exceptional sound experiences, and in the process, expands our understanding of what makes music. Learn more
  • Featured Discovery Lab: Global Soundscapes
    This new interactive planetarium program explores the emerging field of science and connects your students back to nature. Learn more

SCI's programming supports the Iowa Core, National Science Standards and is accurate, relevant and fun! The team is experienced in best practices for interactive, inquiry-based learning to provide your students with quality education and enhance critical thinking skills. Your Science Center of Iowa experience will reflect the quality of our fully accredited institution, endorsed by AAM and ASTC.


Book your visit!

Complete our School Group Booking Form, then submit to SCI by emailing or fax to 515-274-1468.

School Year Group Booking Form

Summer Group Booking Form

No Buses? No Problem! Learn more about Science @ Your Site Outreach, which brings the excitement of SCI to your students – all from the comfort of your classroom or auditorium!


Already made your reservation?

Download School Visit FAQs, Important Info and Chaperone's Guide.

School Visit FAQs

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View our Orientation Video to learn more about a visit to SCI!

Orientation Video

Questions for SCI's Education Team?

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Funding for Why the Sky? and the Star Theater has been generously provided by NASA.