Hours and Admission

SCI Hours

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    Closed to the Public
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Science Center is open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  

Admission Prices

General admission tickets are $13 for adults and children ages 2-12; seniors ages 65 and over are $11; Children under 2 years and SCI members are free.Advanced tickets are $11 for adutls and children ages 2-12 and seniors ages 65 and over.  We recommend reserving tickets in advance at www.sciowa.org/gettickets.

Get Tickets!

Note: All children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. All ages 18 and under may require accompaniment by an adult as dictated by group policy.

During the spring, SCI sees increased school group attendance, which could impact your visit.  School groups will be exploring  the Science Center on Friday's from April 22, 2022 through May 27, 2022.  

SCI General Admission

Age Non-Members Members
Adults (13-64) $13 FREE
Children (2-12) $13 FREE
Senior (65+) $11 FREE

Group Pricing: SCI offers discounted rates and customized visit packages to groups of 10 or more. Learn more