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SCI to offer free admission on MLK Day

SCI to offer free admission on MLK Day

  • Wednesday January 16, 2019

The Science Center of Iowa (SCI) will offer free admission on Monday, January 21, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Visitors will be able to experience all of SCI’s exhibits and programs, including the latest permanent exhibition Brick by Brick, which combines spectacular LEGO-built structures with hands-on building challenges to encourage visitors to find their inner engineer. Free admission on MLK Day is made possible with support from Principal® Foundation.

WHAT: MLK Day at the Science Center of Iowa 
WHEN: Monday, December 21, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: Science Center of Iowa, 401 W. Martin Luther King, Jr. Pkwy

SCI will then be closed January 22-25 for its semi-annual maintenance and cleaning week. The organization is preparing to open its recently announced traveling exhibit, Mental Health: Mind Matters, which aims to spark community conversation around the topics of mental health and mental illness. That exhibit opens on February 5.

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.