TapeScape returns to Great Lakes Science Center

CLEVELAND (April 30, 2024) – Great Lakes Science Center is excited to announce the return of TapeScape, one of the most popular and requested exhibitions in the Science Center’s history! Beginning May 24, the Science Center will welcome guests aboard TapeScape: International Tape Station!

Science Center set to open Cleveland Creates Gallery, new permanent exhibit dedicated to manufacturing technology

CLEVELAND (February 2, 2024) – Come February 24, when guests enter the main exhibits area on the first floor of Great Lakes Science Center, they will be greeted with an all-new permanent exhibition gallery just beyond the familiar blue welcome arch.

FREE youth admission day at Science Center funded by gift from Wenk Charitable Fund

CLEVELAND (June 24, 2022) –  Don’t miss the chance to take advantage of FREE general admission for all youth ages 2-12, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at the Science Center, featuring the NASA Glenn Visitor Center and special activities presented by NASA’s Glenn Research Center. Guests also will have access to our special temporary exhibition The Science of Rock N’ Roll. 

The July 9 event is the first of five free youth days that will be funded through a generous gift from the Joan P. Wenk Charitable Fund over the next five years. 

Which team can engineer the winning strategy? Science Center’s Design & Build challenge returns May 21

CLEVELAND (April 20, 2022) – Great Lakes Science Center’s hands-on, head-to-head engineering fundraiser Design & Build returns for its 11th annual competition Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Science of Rock N’ Roll exhibition takes center stage at Great Lakes Science Center starting March 25

CLEVELAND (March 4, 2022) – Get ready for an all-access backstage pass to the scientific innovations that shaped rock ‘n’ roll through the years and helped transform it into a powerful force that changed the world when The Science of Rock N’ Roll opens at Great Lakes Science Center on Friday, March 25.

Denzel Ward’s heart health foundation, MTKYN, donates AED machines to Science Center

CLEVELAND (February 21, 2022) – Make Them Know Your Name (MTKYN), Cleveland Browns cornerback (and Nordonia High School graduate) Denzel Ward’s heart health foundation, recently donated three new automated external defibrillators (AED) to Great Lakes Science Center. While the AEDs were delivered to the Science Center a few weeks ago, an official recognition was presented to the Science Center on Saturday at the Cleveland All-Star Fitness Expo at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Digitally remastered ‘Everest’ returns to the giant screen, and new STEM camps highlight spring at the Science Center

The digital release of MacGillivray Freeman’s record-shattering documentary celebrates the 25th anniversary of its historic IMAX® filmmaking expedition to the mountain’s summit, opening at the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater on February 18

Science Center and NOPEC collaborate to launch new hands-on wind turbine exhibit

CLEVELAND (January 31, 2022) – Guests visiting Great Lakes Science Center will soon get the chance to experience a new engineering design challenge exhibit, thanks to a partnership with NOPEC, that invites them to build, test and refine their own tabletop wind turbines. 

The Science Center’s new periodic table exhibit honors local husband and wife scientists

CLEVELAND (January 14, 2022) – Great Lakes Science Center is set to unveil a new periodic table of chemical elements exhibit when it reopens to the public on Saturday, thanks to a donation from the Northeastern Ohio Science and Engineering Fair (NEOSEF).
NEOSEF donated the funds for the exhibit in honor of Dr. Glenn Brown and Dr. Jeanette Grasselli Brown. It was dedicated at a private ceremony during the Science Center’s current closure for cleaning and maintenance.

Fall at the Science Center offers STEM adventures from the bottom of the sea to the top of the stratosphere

Great Lakes Science Center is your ticket to other worldly adventures this fall as we take you from underwater caves at the bottom of the sea to the upper regions of Earth’s atmosphere.