Bring Learning to Life

Our reopening plan is rooted in science!

We're open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays starting July 4.
Advance tickets are required.

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Visit SCI

Bring Learning to Life!

Centrally located in Downtown Des Moines, SCI features hands-on exhibits, special-format theaters and unique programming to encourage learning and fun for all ages. Through daily visitors, a statewide educational outreach programs and the NAEYC-accredited SCI Preschool, the Science Center of Iowa serves more than 300,000 people annually.

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