The Best Educational Gifts in Orlando for Science Lovers!

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Tired of gifts that will be outgrown or outdated in 3 months? Check out these gifts instead. They may be hard to wrap, but learning and discovery never go out of style!

Are you having trouble finding a gift for that hard to shop for person on your list? We all have *that* person and we have the perfect gift for youThis year, ditch the plastic packaging, and gift a fun and educational experience! 

When you share an experience from Orlando Science Center, you're not just giving a gift. You're making a memory. You're supporting your local community. You're making a difference.  

Whether they're an animal lover or an aspiring scientist, here are some of the most engaging, educational, and unforgettable experiences in Orlando! 

Get, gift, or renew a membership

We've got fun down to a science! Orlando Science Center members receive a multitude of benefits like unlimited general admission and free parking, including access to blockbuster exhibit Pompeii: The Immortal City, plus discounts on food and beverages, merchandise, camp programs, special events, and more! 

Already a member? Consider gifting or renewing a membership! Members receive a 10% discount on gifted memberships and early renewals. 

Support Orlando Science Center with membership

Private Experiences

Private Experiences are more than tours… they’re fully immersive and hands-on adventures that allow you to take a deeper dive into the inner workings of your Science Center!

Become a maker and bring your imagination to life in The Hive: A Makerspace, or have a wild adventure in NatureWorks while getting to know one of our Animal Ambassadors!

A family with young children explores animals together in the NatureWorks exhibit.

Kids Night at the Museum

Kids Night at the Museum is the coolest event of the holiday season! Youth ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to chill at OSC for an evening of fun.

Join us Saturday, January 16, for enhanced programming, exploring exhibit halls, and dinner, and a live show, and more!

This event has a limited capacity and SELLS OUT, so add this awesome early gift for the little scientist on your list! 

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Pompeii: The Immortal City

Were your travel plans canceled this year? No worries! Leave your passport at home, and book a trip back in time! 

Through artifacts, interactive mechanical devices, and multimedia experiences, immerse yourself in the majesty of the ancient city of Pompeii.

Orlando is one of only three sites in the United States to host Pompeii: The Immortal City. This remarkable exhibit is at the Science Center for a limited run through January 24!

Family group looking at a Pompeii era statue together.

Lights, Camera, Action

Join STAN the T-Rex and his fossil friends in DinoDigs as they show off their twinkling talent in a festive display of music and light.

Or, get into the holiday spirit with a festive Laser Light show in the Dr. Phillips CineDome!

These dazzling light shows are included with general admission for a limited time. Check out the daily schedule for showtimes and other exciting activities around the building!  

T rex covered in green lights

Adopt-A-Star

Give a gift that really shines! If you are seeking a unique and meaningful gift idea that supports a cause, consider adopting a star in a loved one’s name.

Each of the stars in our Adopt-A-Star Program is visible from Orlando at some point throughout the year and bright enough to be seen in the night sky.

This year give a gift that will last a lifetime. Give the gift of science! Plus, your generous support will help us to continue inspiring science learning for life for curious minds of all ages. 

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