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Hours and Admission

SCI Hours

  • Monday
    Closed
  • Tuesday
    Closed
  • Wednesday
    CLOSED
  • Thursday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SCI Holiday Hours 2023

  • January 16
    OPEN 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • January 17 - January 20
    CLOSED
  • March 9 - March 19 (Spring Break)
    OPEN 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • April 9 (Easter Sunday)
    OPEN 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • May 29 (Memorial Day)
    CLOSED
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
    CLOSED
  • September 4 (Labor Day)
    OPEN 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • November 22
    OPEN 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • November 23 (Thanksgiving)
    CLOSED
  • December 24 (Christmas Eve)
    OPEN 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • December 25 (Christmas)
    CLOSED
  • December 31 (Noon Year's Eve)
    OPEN 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • January 1, 2024 (New Year's Day)
    OPEN 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Hours

The Science Center is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  

Admission Prices

General admission tickets are $15 for adults and children ages 2-12; seniors ages 70 and over are $13; Children under 2 years and SCI members are free. Advance tickets are $13 for adults and children ages 2-12 and seniors ages 70 and over. We recommend reserving tickets in advance at www.sciowa.org/gettickets.

Get Tickets!

Note: All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All ages 18 and under may require accompaniment by an adult as dictated by group policy.

SCI General Admission

Age Non-Members Members
Adults (13-69) $15 FREE
Children (2-12) $15 FREE
Senior (70+) $13 FREE

Note: For those receiving State or Federal assistance through an EBT card, please show your card at the information desk when purchasing tickets for a reduced rate. 

Group Pricing: SCI offers discounted rates and customized visit packages to groups of 10 or more. Learn more