Summer 2016 Extended Hours at the Science Center!

By OSC on July 8, 2016 in Hour, Prices & More, What's New
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Looking for a fun date night idea? Visit Orlando Science Center on Fridays and Saturdays during our extended summer hours through August 13! Take advantage of this awesome opportunity to experience the Science Center without crowds and do even more activities! During our extended hours the Crosby Observatory is open (weather permitting), you can catch a Laser Light Show, all of our exhibits are open, and we’re screening Hollywood films! And the best part? Everything is included in general admission!

Crosby Observatory

Peer through the powerful 10-inch lens of the refractor telescope to view the planets and stars! This summer you may be able to see Jupiter, Mars, or even Saturn! This astronomical experience doesn’t happen every day but it may be possible to view these planets during our extended hours. This one-of-a-kind custom-built telescope, along with several smaller scopes, are available at select times for solar and night sky viewing.

Laser Light Shows

Light and sound merge for a uniquely classic rock experience as laser light shows return to the Orlando Science Center’s Dr. Phillips CineDome for a limited engagement. This summer, relive the excitement or make new memories with classic rock hits and a new show lineup including The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and U2!

Hollywood Films

Orlando Science Center always offers a 5:10 p.m. film Thursdays through Sundays year-round but in the summer, a 7:50 p.m. film is added to the lineup as well!

Be sure to catch these films in the Digital Adventure Theater during your visit!

  • Kung Fu Panda 3 | 5:10 p.m. through July 17
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens | 7:50 p.m. through July 16
  • Zootopia | 5:10 p.m.,  July 21 – August 21
  • The Martian | 7:50 p.m., July 22 – August 13

*Schedule is subject to change.

Kinetic Zone

Our latest permanent exhibit that features an array of hands-on, interactive experiences that’ll allow our visitors to explore the forces! Learn about the fundamentals of gravity, electricity, and Newton’s Laws in this challenging exhibit. Build and test your own creations such as Air Rockets and Air Cars. Take on the Coaster Challenge and learn about roller coaster engineering! This exhibit is open during our extended hours when fewer people are present, offering an intimate experience to build, test and rebuild your creations!

Mindbender Mansion

You’re invited to enter the wonderfully puzzling world of Mindbender Mansion! This eclectic exhibit that takes the concept of brainteasers to a dizzying new level with interactive challenges guaranteed to test the brain power and problem-solving skills of even the most experienced puzzlers! Adults and children alike enjoy exercising their minds as they try to master the 40 individual brain teasers and five full-body-and-mind group activities in this fun and unconventional new exhibit! This popular traveling exhibit is suited for the whole family and is only here through the summer so take advantage of our extended hours to beat the crowds and take on all 40 challenges!

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