At the Lab


The leaves are falling and at times the temperatures too. We have a ton of hands-on fun planned this month. Check out the calendar of events for everyday in the Lab!

Special Hours of Operation:

Please note special times on a few days this month:

~ ThursdayNovember 23, the Lab will be closed for the holiday.

$5 Family Fun Day, Friday, November 24

General Admission tickets will be discounted from the regular daily admission ticket price of $12 per person to only $5 per person. This event promotes family learning, and supports the Children’s Science Center’s mission to instill a love of learning STEM in all children by providing unique opportunities to explore, create and be inspired.


Due to the popularity of this event, timed-entry tickets are sold for 2 hour sessions.
To register, click on the time of visit you prefer. If the session you want is full, please choose another.

Member Morning, December 2!

Members are welcome to join us Saturday, December 2, from 8:30am – 10:00am  to try out the new experiment and enjoy the morning at the Lab. Come to the Lab before hours and enjoy easy parking, no crowds and a hot chocolate bar with light breakfast treats and more!

If you’re interested in becoming a member, learn more on the membership page.



Register Now for Winter Break Camps!

The Children’s Science Center Lab will be holding four single day camps over the winter break week of December 18. Camps are geared for children in grades 1-4 and are held from 9am – 3pm.

Monday, December 18: Got Chemistry?

Tuesday, December 19: Got Electricity?

Wednesday, December 20: Escape Room, Lab Edition

Thursday, December 21: The Sounds of Science

Visit our camp page for details and registration!



What’s up at the Experiment Bar? 

New this month at the Experiment Bar is Filtration Station. Visitors will use commonly available materials to make a water filtration system. Learn how to remove sediment from dirty water and observe a smaller scale version of ways to bring portable water to communities in need.


Tinker Shop! 

In the Tinker Shop this month, we’ve placed a Maker in Residence team and they need your help working with our 3D Printer! Every Wednesday from 4-6, the Maker In Residence will be printing all sorts of things! All ages with an adult are welcome!
Check out the calendar of events for all upcoming activities, workshops, and special events!  Every month, the Children’s Science Center Lab offers a new experiment on the menu at the Experiment Bar and a new challenge in the Tinker Shop!


Preschool Programs:

The Discovery Zone is open to children aged 5 and under! This is the perfect place for exploring, building, perfecting fine motor skills, and making new friends! Imagination runs wild here and there’s plenty of ways to engage with your child.


Budding Bookworms

Story time is now @ the Lab! Bring your preschooler to listen and enjoy an engaging story you both can talk about all day long together! Meet your friends and make new ones at this program included with the same day General Admission ticket. This program is offered at 11 am, facilitated by a STEM Educator, followed by an activity.


Budding Scientist Program

27391590842_6fdc6b2053_zThis is a program specifically designed for the visitors 2-5 years old and their engaged adult! This program is offered at 11 am, facilitated by a STEM Educator, followed by an activity.






Make sure you check out the Calendar of Events for extended hours, special programs and events, workshops, camps and more!