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McWane Science Center

Fun and learning never end at McWane Science Center, a nonprofit, hands-on museum and IMAX® Dome Theater. Four floors of interactive exhibits celebrate science and wonder — from an amazing collection of dinosaurs to innovative environmental showcases, imaginative early childhood playgrounds, and an awe-inspiring aquarium. The energy and excitement of discovery spring to life through an extensive lineup of science demonstrations performed daily by talented educators. The adventure intensifies in the IMAX® Dome Theater, where wide-eyed visitors experience the sights and sounds of breathtaking films on a 5-story-tall screen surrounded by 3 tons of high-intensity speakers. Designed to inspire a life-long love of learning, McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1998. Explorers — from ages 1 to 100 — flock year-round to see, to hear, to touch, and to experience the wonder of science in one of the South’s most unique venues.

200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA Birmingham, AL 35203
205 714-8300
Monday thru Sunday; Call or visit website for scheduled hours
This experience may be open for on-site visitation; however, offerings and/or operating procedures may have changed due to COVID-19. Please verify details before you go and visit the COVID-19 Resources page for more information.
Discounts offered to AAA, Military, Senior
American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Wheelchair Accessible
Admission Charged
General Admission, $13 Adults, $9 Children (2-12)
Monday thru Sunday; Call or visit website for scheduled hours

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  • 200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
  • Birmingham, AL 35203
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