In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Science Center will be offering FREE admission to guests from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, January 16. Guests will have access to special programming including hands-on science cart activities, NASA Chats, and more! Reservations not required.

MLK Day Programming

Bubblemania Science Show
10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Is there more to bubbles than what meets the eye? Why are they shaped the way they are, and why do they look the way they do? Bubbles come alive while we become “Bubbleologists” and investigate molecules, shapes and colors.

Seeing Sound Science Show
11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.

Can fire dance to music? Observe sound vibrations as we demonstrate how our senses help us hear, feel and even see sound.

NASA Capsule Chat
11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m.

Participate in an informal discussion with a staff member about the artifacts in the NASA Glenn Visitor Center including the Skylab 3 Apollo command module, and a real lunar rock sample!

Invisibility Cart Activity
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Level 1 Exhibits

Explore the properties of light as we make glass beads vanish from sight!

String Resonance Cart Activity
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Level 2 Exhibits

Why do you tune a guitar string, and what happens when you do? Explore how string can respond to vibration and pitch.

NASA's Glenn Research Center Discussion
Employees from NASA’s Glenn Research Center will facilitate an open-forum discussion to brainstorm and gather visitor perspectives on ways to help NASA reach new, more diverse audiences outside of NASA’s traditional community.

Note: Films tickets can be purchased at the box office for $5.

11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
Journey to a magical land of stunning natural wonders, ancient clifftop marvels, and a rich, cultural heritage in the film Ireland, narrated by Liam Neeson!

Sea Lions: Life By a Whisker
noon, 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
Join us for a heart-warming journey of a sea lion pup, and the man that has dedicated his life to trying to save her species.