Get "eggcited" for Eggsperiment, March 30-31!

CLEVELAND (March 1, 2018) – Great Lakes Science Center couldn’t be more “eggcited” to bring back Eggsperiment – a fan favorite event to welcome back spring and celebrate the amazing structure of the egg!

Eggsperiment runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 30 and Saturday, March 31. Guests of all ages will discover if it’s possible to stand on a carton of eggs without cracking any, test their balance on an egg race obstacle course, explore the science behind sound, and build a contraption to protect their egg from a 62-foot fall in the Humpty Dumpty Plunge.

Join us on March 17 and 18 for a Stay Curious Weekend and discounted admission!

CLEVELAND (February 28, 2018) – Join Great Lakes Science Center for a Stay Curious Weekend for St. Patrick’s Day and save $2 off the price of a general admission ticket, just for wearing something green!
Guests of all ages will enjoy hands-on activities, including make your own slime, big science shows, and amazing demonstrations, so don your greens and stay curious on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18!

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 17

Design & Build the path to victory at our annual competition!

CLEVELAND (February 15, 2018) – Great Lakes Science Center’s hands-on, head-to-head engineering competition fundraiser Design & Build returns for its seventh annual iteration Saturday, March 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Build It! LEGO exhibition is back by popular demand starting March 9

CLEVELAND (February 8, 2018) – Great Lakes Science Center’s “brickbuster” exhibition Build It! Engineering fun, one brick at a time -- presented by ArcelorMittal -- is back by popular demand for a limited run this spring!

Inspired by the endless possibilities of LEGO’s multi-colored bricks, Build It! delighted Science Center guests of all ages last summer, and now it’s back for an encore engagement from March 9 through April 8.

Yuri's Night Space Party returns May 19

CLEVELAND (January 23, 2018) – Experience Cleveland’s favorite out-of-this-world dance party when Yuri’s Night: Space Party returns on Saturday, May 19!

The Science Center’s annual fundraiser is an outer space, after-hours party with live music from 7:30-10:30 p.m., a DJ from 10:30-11:30 p.m., an open bar with beer and wine, appetizers, specialty bites, and science demonstrations.

Come dressed to impress in your best outer space/science fiction themed costume and compete for prizes in the costume contest, and experience the museum after dark!

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' opens January 26

CLEVELAND (January 18, 2018) – The latest chapter in the Star Wars saga is coming to the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater for a limited run starting at 6 p.m. Friday, January 26!

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ picks up right where ‘The Force Awakens’ left off with the Resistance on the ropes and the First Order closing in. In the meantime, far from the galactic showdown brewing between the two forces, Resistance fighter Rey has tracked down legendary Jedi Master Luke Skywalker looking for answers about age-old mysteries of the Force and the truth about Kylo Ren.

We have the cure for the winter blues at Curiosity Carnival

CLEVELAND (January 17, 2018) – Great Lakes Science Center has a new event to lighten up the winter doldrums, just in time to make it through the last stretch of ice and snow in February!

Join us over the three-day Presidents Day weekend for a Curiosity Carnival on Saturday, February 17 through Monday, February 19. Guests of all ages will enjoy hands-on activities, amazing science demonstrations and all of the Science Center’s interactive exhibits.

Enjoy free admission on January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Great Lakes Science Center offers free admission
on January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Contact:       Joe Yachanin
                      Great Lakes Science Center 216.696.3644

Who:            Great Lakes Science Center

'Amazon Adventure' is an epic tale of discovery through the rainforest at Great Lakes Science Center

CLEVELAND (December 29, 2017) – Take a pulse-quickening, tropical ride through the rainforest and learn the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates when “Amazon Adventure” opens in the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater on January 9.

The lush, beautiful Amazonian rainforest comes to life on the DOME Theater’s six-story screen as movie-goers accompany Bates on his fascinating 11 year journey through the jungle, risking his life while he uncovers the “beautiful proof” of Charles Darwin’s theory of natural selection.

Great Lakes Science Center names Scott Vollmer new vice president of STEM Learning

CLEVELAND (December 14, 2017) – Great Lakes Science Center has filled a key role in its senior management team by naming Scott Vollmer as vice president of STEM Learning (science, technology, engineering and math).

In his new role at the Science Center, Vollmer will oversee all of the museum’s STEM learning initiatives including programs for school groups, the general public, early childhood, home school, Great Science Academy, day camps and the volunteer staff.