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May 2015

Toytopia

May 16 @ 10:00 am - September 7 @ 6:00 pm

Stage Nine Exhibit Design presents its highly acclaimed TOYTOPIA exhibition.  TOYTOPIA is an immersive and interactive exhibition focusing on the various histories and legacies of toy makers throughout the past century of toy making. Visitors learn about the origins of toys, who made them, and why they are fun and dear to us.  Explore a larger than life Doll House, get retro in the Arcade featuring video games from the 80’s and 90’s, stroll down memory lane with classic toys…

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Military Discount from Blue Star Museums

May 25 - September 7

Blue Star Museums offers FREE admission to active duty military, including Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, National Guard and Reserve members, with up to five family members. Does not include IMAX movies Offer valid through Labor Day, September 1, 2014

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July 2015

Throwback Thursday Kids Club

July 9 - July 30

The Throwback Thursday Kids Club at the Alabama Theatre features classic children’s movies and family entertainment, including magic, a prize wheel, caricature artists and more! $5 adults $3 kids, 12 and under FREE kids 2 and under All children must be accompanied by an adult. Doors open at 9 a.m. for activities. Movie begins at 10 a.m. MOVIE SCHEDULE: July 9: 101 Dalmations July 16: The Love Bug July 23: Toy Story July 30: Cindarella MEMBER BENEFIT: McWane Members can…

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Member Monday

July 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As a thank-you to all of our members, McWane Science Center offers Member Mondays. Every Monday, McWane Science Center members receive extra perks while visiting! A Special Gift for kids when checking in at the Ticketing Counter 30% Discount on all Really Cool Stuff purchases $1 Small Popcorns at the IMAX Concession Stand Member Mondays also include an exclusive, FREE members-only evening event every month! On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center will open its doors…

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What’s Up Doc?

July 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Look who took a wrong turn in Albuquerque and wound up at the McWane Science Center. Meet Bugs Bunny, as seen on Cartoon Network, and enjoy a special celebration full of fun, food and loony tune science at McWane Science Center. CARTOON NETWORK® Cartoon Network.  BUGS BUNNY® and ©Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ADULTS: $20 CHILDREN: $15 Members get $2 off. Presented by

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Science Cafe

July 21 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Birmingham Science Cafe brings the general public face-to-face with scientists in a laid-back atmosphere. Come to John’s City Diner the third Tuesday of every month for  Science Cafe. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with science trivia, followed by the guest speaker at 6:30. SCIENCE TOPIC: Jurassic World: Separating Fact from Fiction Dr. Dana Ehret, Alabama Museum of Natural History, University of Alabama The new movie Jurassic World and its predecessors, the Jurassic Park franchise have raised awareness about paleontology…

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August 2015

Heroes and Villains

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

It is a day of Heroes and Villains!  Kingdom Comics brings to life heroes and villains on this special day at McWane Science Center!  There will be activities and photo opps from 11am to 4pm.

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Member Monday

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

As a thank-you to all of our members, McWane Science Center offers Member Mondays. Every Monday, McWane Science Center members receive extra perks while visiting! A Special Gift for kids when checking in at the Ticketing Counter 30% Discount on all Really Cool Stuff purchases $1 Small Popcorns at the IMAX Concession Stand Member Mondays also include an exclusive, FREE members-only evening event every month! On the 2nd Monday evening of every month, McWane Science Center will open its doors…

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Science Cafe

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Birmingham Science Cafe brings the general public face-to-face with scientists in a laid-back atmosphere. Come to John’s City Diner the third Tuesday of every month for  Science Cafe. The evening begins at 6:00 pm with science trivia, followed by the guest speaker at 6:30. SCIENCE TOPIC: To Be Announced

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September 2015

IMAX Closed for Maintenance

September 23 @ 9:00 am - September 25 @ 5:00 pm

The John W. Woods IMAX Dome Theater will be closed from Wednesday, September 23rd to Friday, September 25th due to maintenance.

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