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Science Center of Iowa

401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 USA

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“Experience the Science that surrounds us”

Experience the Science-Surrounds-Us-All Actuality at this 110,000 square-foot creative lifelong learning center in the heart of Downtown Des Moines.  By placing the power of learning in the hands of the visitor with interactive experiences for all ages, the emphasis at SCI is less on what to learn and more on how to learn.  Themed exhibit spaces called experience platforms Live programs and demonstrations by the SCI Team 50-ft domed digital planetarium called the Star Theater 216-seat, six-story Blank IMAX Dome Theater The Food Chain Cafe for lunch or snacks to refuel A-ha! Gift Store for gizmos and gadgets of all sorts SCI's renowned, NAEYC-Accredited Preschool Bright, unique spaces for rent to host your event at SCI

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January 04, 2020
Rated 5.0

Awesome place!

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March 25, 2019
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Great place to spend an afternoon with kids 2-14.

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Science Center of Iowa

401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy
Des Moines, Iowa
50309 USA

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  • Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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