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Monday January 21 2019

    • All Day
    • Free Admission to SCI

    Admission is FREE today (January 21) thanks to support from Principal® Foundation. SCI is open 10:00am - 5:00 pm.

  • SCI is a place for families of all ages, sizes and backgrounds to learn and have fun together. Admission is FREE on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 21) thanks to support from Principal® Foundation!

  • Our youngest visitors can bring their imaginations as an SCI Programs Team member reads under the starry skies.

  • Young visitors can explore how the human body works with a large, soft sculpture doll.

  • Locate constellations and planets, and hear myths of the night sky in this live planetarium program. Program and location subject to change.

  • Here’s your chance to help a WHO-HD Channel 13 meteorologist give today’s live forecast as you learn about weather! Subject to change due to severe weather or technical difficulties.

  • Come check out the colorful, ooey-gooey and other fun experiments we'll mix up.  Program and location subject to change.

  • Meet and get the chance to touch some of SCI’s resident reptiles and amphibians.

  • Have you ever wondered what Snippy the Snapping Turtle eats? Come check out a feeding demonstration of one of SCI’s most ravenous reptiles! The snapping turtle feeding may be too intense for some visitors.

  • From things that glow to things that explode, this program is a real blast!

  • Tour the Seven Wonders of the World as well as some of the greatest wonders of our universe and beyond! Narrated by Sean Bean. Program and location subject to change.

  • Investigate the world of electrons and electricity for a hair-raising experience!

  • This show reveals dark matter's earliest clues, covering the astral choreography of galactic orbits as well as sensitive detectors hidden deep underground in ancient gold mines. Narrated by Tilda Swinton. Program and location subject to change.

  • Yoga Under the Stars is a four-week yoga series offered monthly in the Science Center of Iowa's Star Theater planetarium. Classes are held on Mondays from 5:30-6:30 pm. Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

    Single class cost: $10 ($8 for SCI Members)
    Monthly series cost: $35 ($30 for SCI Members)