Centrally positioned in Downtown Des Moines, SCI features hands-on reveals, particular-format theaters and unique programming to encourage learning and enjoyable for all ages. Through daily guests, a statewide academic outreach applications and the NAEYC-accredited SCI Preschool, the Science Center of Iowa serves greater than 300,000 individuals annually. Volunteers present vital assist all through the museum, helping with special occasions and museum applications, and lending a helping hand to staff behind-the-scenes. From youngsters to seniors; science novices to science professionals, it takes all types to make us a Powerhouse. Interactive exhibits, a world-class assortment of objects and artifacts, special events, a planetarium and observatory, lecture and educational packages and altering exhibitions provide something for every member of the household.
From feeding stingrays to having fun with the “Raptors Live” packages, there are lots of opportunities to study about the wildlife that call Volusia County home. Come go to and learn at the Marine Science Center, and then take your newfound information exterior and explore the marine wonders at our doorstep. Due to recent COVID-19 steering from the County of Volusia the Marine Science Center has suspended all every day applications, in-person area trips, and group excursions until additional notice. All displays stay open to the public, including our interactive stingray contact tank. Visitors are welcome to explore the middle through self-guided excursions.Face masks are required for all visitors. HSC is one of the nation’s premier graduate academic medical facilities, with greater than 2,000 college students and 6 schools specializing in patient-centered … Read MoreRead More