Science City
General Admission

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Admission

  • Union Station Members Free Admission Year-Round to Science City
  • General Admission $14.50*
  • *Excludes Preservation Fee

Hours of Operation

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

Join Us All Month Long For Activities and Demos with Science City Educators

Monthly Theme: Space & Astronomy

Space and astronomy activities in Science City

Daily Science Demos and Activities

  • Star Formation – Use household objects to learn the basics of star formation in this fun, competitive star forming challenge!
  • Mini Chemistry Rockets – Explore the outdoor universe and learn about the chemistry behind rockets with Alka Seltzer!
  • Cratering the Moon – Learn why the Moon has craters and how they are formed.
  • Phases of the Moon – Why does our Moon look different every night from here on Earth?
  • The Universe Table – See how gravity affects everything big and small in our Universe.
Location
Periodic Table
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Create a Hole Punch Constellation

Learn about what a constellation is and create one of your own!

Location
Creative Corner
Type
Educational, Art
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Space Rocket Badge

Location
Maker Studio
Type
Educational, Craft, Maker
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Treehouse Architect

Build a tree house to watch the stars.

Location
Engineerium
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Stories in Space

Join us for space-themed story time in the month of July in the PNC Learning Lab! We will have rotating stories centered on our “Space and Astronomy” theme and activities following the reading.

Activities Afterwards:

Crater Exploration- Make and explore the science of impact craters in different environments.

Rockets and Rovers- Create a rocket or rover to explore the moon and outer space!

Location
PNC Learning Lab
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
Early Learning

A Tour of the Universe: Abridged

Watch a brief tour of space from Earth to the farthest stars.

Location
Science on a Sphere
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages

Animal Chats

Location
Nature Works
Type
Educational
Recommended Age Range
All Ages