Labor Day–Memorial Day
Tuesday–Saturday10:00 am–5:00 pm
Memorial Day–Labor Day
Monday–Saturday9:00 am–5:00 pm
Extended Hours and Closures
Closed Holidays: SCI is closed on Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Maintenance & Cleaning Weeks: SCI is closed twice a year for maintenance and cleaning. Summer Closure Week is the Tuesday through Friday following Labor Day, and Winter Closure week is the Tuesday through Friday following Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Fridays at SCI! We’re open late the first and second Fridays of every month:
- Mixology Night — The first Friday of every month is exclusively for the 21+ crowd. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed science programming from 5:30–9:00 pm!
- $5 Family Night — The second Friday of the month is dedicated to families! Explore SCI with $5 general admission, documentary IMAX films and Food Chain Cafe specials from 5:00–8:00 pm!
General admission includes entrance to SCI's experience platforms, planetarium shows and daily live science demonstrations. Advance purchase tickets are recommended.
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.
Group Pricing: SCI offers discounted rates and customized visit packages to groups of 10 or more. Book your visit by calling 515-274-6868 ext. 222.