16 June 2011
Posted in Press and Media
Dads Get Free Admission on Father’s Day to Orlando Science Center
Sunday, June 19, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Photo courtesy of Michael Van Gelder.
Who: Dads rock! So, this Father’s Day, the Orlando Science Center is offering a full day of rockin’ fun for all fathers. On Sunday, June 19, Dads can explore the new exhibit, GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World and everything else the Orlando Science Center has to offer for free.
What: GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World features entertaining, and educational displays specific to the guitar, including historical artifacts, models, posters, video screens, interactives, and kiosks. Dads can check out ancient stringed instruments like the Persian Tanbur, the Indian Sitar and the Chinese Pipa. See dozens of iconic guitars from industry giants like Gibson, Fender and Rickenbacker, including some famous pieces played by Johnny Winter, Vic Flick, Adrian Belew, Steve Vai and Joe Bonamassa. There are also interactive kiosks exploring the science of sound at work within the guitar and a display featuring the world’s largest playable electric guitar, measuring 43.5 feet long and 16 feet wide.
Also: In addition to the guitar exhibit, dads and their loved ones can explore all the Science Center’s exhibit floors, including the live critters in the NatureWorks area, the flight simulators in Science Park, the dinosaur fossils in DinoDigs or the giant screen films in the Dr. Phillips CineDome.
Where: Orlando Science Center, 777 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803
When: Sunday, June 19, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Costs: Fathers are FREE for one day only! For everyone else, general admission is $17 for adults and $12 for youth ages 3 to 11, senior and student passes are $16 and children 2 and under are admitted free. Park in the covered garage for $5. General admission includes all four floors of interactive exhibit galleries, giant screen films and live science demonstrations throughout the building.
Info: Please call 407-514-2000.