Nocturnal Science Nights

A Nocturnal Science Night is a uniquely exclusive and affordable way for large groups to experience the Science Center of Iowa after hours!

Offered Thursday evenings, Nocturnal Science Nights give groups of 200+ exclusive access to SCI for just $6.50 per person.

Explore SCI’s hands-on exhibits, the Star Theater planetarium and dynamic live demonstrations. Customize your evening with programs and activities that appeal to you, or let us choose for you based on the size and age of your group.

Nocturnal Science Nights are perfect for:

  • Schools and PTAs
  • Youth groups
  • Corporations
  • Family reunions
  • Any groups of 200 or more

Ready to book your Nocturnal Science Night?

Nocturnal Science Nights are available on the second Thursday evening of the month from 5:00–7:30 pm.

Each Nocturnal Science Night must be booked at least three weeks in advance and costs $6.50 per person with a minimum of 200 people. A non-refundable deposit of $1,300 holds the date.

Covered garage parking is available just across the street from SCI's main entrance at 4th and Market Street. Hourly rate is $3 for the first hour, $1 for each additional hourWe also have bus parking available for free should you choose to organize bus transportation for your group. 

To schedule a Nocturnal Science Night, please fill out the following booking form and click submit at the bottom of the form. 

Nocturnal Science Night Request Form

For more information, contact 515-274-6868 ext. 234 or email sales@sciowa.org.