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SCI IMAX theater closed following storm damage

SCI IMAX theater closed following storm damage

  • Thursday July 5, 2018

DES MOINES, IA: The Science Center of Iowa’s Blank IMAX Dome Theater is closed until further notice following a week of storms in Central Iowa.

The theater sustained significant damage during storms on Monday, June 25, which was compounded by another round of record-breaking storms on Saturday, June 30. The theater will be closed as the organization assesses damages and determines next steps.

SCI’s exhibits, planetarium, live programming, camps, preschool, A-ha! Store and Food Chain Café are open and fully operational. Visitors can plan their visit at www.sciowa.org.

About the Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater

The Science Center of Iowa engages and inspires Iowans along their journey of lifelong science learning. Centrally located in Downtown Des Moines, SCI features dynamic experience platforms, large format theaters and daily interactive science demonstrations. Through daily visitors, a statewide educational outreach program and the NAEYC-accredited SCI Preschool, the Science Center of Iowa serves more than 300,000 people annually.