Science Center Exhibits

Discover the wonders of science

Two floors of science exhibits invite you to explore our vast and fascinating universe—both here on Earth and beyond our solar system! Tickets can be purchased online or in-person.

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undersea discovery

NOW OPEN: Undersea Discovery

Discovery what lives under the ocean waves! Undersea Discovery will take visitors from the shoreline to the deepest parts of the ocean to learn how this vital ecosystem functions, and why it is so important to life on land. 


Wild World of Bugs

Wild World of Bugs!

Explore the fascinating lives of social insects through graphic displays, hands-on activities, and larger-than-life models.


Sharks Square

Sharks: Magnificent & Misunderstood

Turn your fears to fascination as you explore the science of sharks in Flandrau’s immersive exhibit Sharks: Magnificent and Misunderstood.


Hirise Square

HiRISE: Eye in the Martian Sky

Examine a selection of incredible high-resolution images taken by the powerful HiRISE camera aboard the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.


Solar System Square

Solar System Revealed

Featuring scale models of the planets, you’ll be amazed to see just how tiny the Earth and Mars are in comparison to the size of our Sun.


Destination Mars Square

Destination Mars

Our Mars exhibit features the world's largest scale model of the surface of Mars, all created from real spacecraft data.


Puzzling Past Square

Puzzling the Past: Fossils and Meteorites

Travel back in time to discover the secrets of ancient Earth! Flandrau’s Puzzling the Past exhibit highlights ancient fossils, meteorites, and challenging hands-on puzzles.


Fossil Corner Square

Fossil Corner

Our Fossil Corner exhibit showcases the many different forms of life that flourished on the earth long ago, from dinosaurs to cave bears to exotic sea creatures.