Science City
General Admission


  • Union Station Members Free Admission Year-Round to Science City
  • General Admission $14*
  • Excludes $1.50 Preservation Fee

Now Open Every Day of the Week!

  • Monday-Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

August Theme: Out of This World Science

Science City- Demo Areas
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Interactive Activities & Demonstrations

Activities are located throughout Science City. Guests are encouraged to participate in these hands-on activities.

Demonstrations at the Periodic Table:

Learn how stars are formed in space by seeing how dust and interstellar particles for stars.

Use a gravity table to  experiment with how gravity affects the space-time continuum.

Help create craters in models of the Moon, Earth, and other planets by hurling your own asteroids.

Use models to visualize the phases of the moon in Science on a Sphere.

Make your own planisphere to help you map out the stars in your own backyard.

Blast  off with your own chemical-powered rocket.  (Maze Park)

Early Learning Activities
designed for infants to 6-year-olds

Early Learning Activities

Space Station Mini Missions:   Little Learners are challenged to explore the great unknown as they complete discovery based mini missions that test their senses and fine motor skills

Creative Corner

Create Your Own Constellation: Learn about constellations and create one of your own!

Create with Color Filters: Learn about how artists and scientists use color filters in their work, then create an art piece that changes when it is viewed through a color filter (This activity is located in the PNC Learning Lab on Thursdays)

Activities in the Maker Studio

Make a Spacecraft from 2 – 4:30pm make your own spacecraft using recyclable materials.

Open for all ages, with a station for our Mini-Makers and other stations equipped with glue guns and tools for our older Makers to bring your creations to life.

Cardboard challenge and digital lab occurring daily.