CLEVELAND, OH – (November 28, 2018) – There’s a wintry mix of science and fun with a strong chance of making family memories in the forecast over winter break at Great Lakes Science Center!

Winter Wonder Days, supported by our education sponsor the Ohio Lottery, is back at the Science Center this holiday season from Wednesday, December 26 through Sunday, December 30, including our special New Year’s Eve Eve celebration balloon drop at 2:19 p.m. on Sunday the 30th.

Trade in some of your kids’ “screen time” for family time and start a new tradition by exploring the hands-on activities, programs and demonstrations at Winter Wonder Days. Guests of all ages will enjoy seeing the explosive results of the experiments in the CryoBlast Big Science Show, and discovering what happens when extremes of hot and cold meet in the Fire and Ice Big Science Show.

Explore the world of water in the Water WonderLAB supported by the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, gather your friends and family for an engineering design challenge inspired by the popular game “Fortnite,” take a spin around the carpet rink on carpet skates and experiment with the chemistry that makes snow globe spheres so much fun. All Winter Wonder Days activities are included with the price of general admission.

And don’t miss Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body, running now through January 6. Your holiday crew will enjoy finding answers to all the stinky, slimy, oozy and crusty questions they might have about the human body. Burps, belches and boogers have never been so much fun!

(Editor’s Note: The Science Center’s fall/winter operating hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The Science Center is closed on Mondays and during all Cleveland Browns home games. The Science Center is also closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.)

About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center, home of the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, makes science,
technology, engineering and math (STEM) come alive for more than 300,000 visitors a year through hundreds of hands-on exhibits, temporary exhibitions, the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, Steamship William G. Mather, daily science demonstrations, seasonal camps, and more. The Science Center is funded in part by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Visit for more information.

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