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November 2014

Winter Wonderland

November 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - January 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Sleigh bells ring…are you listening? It is the sound of Winter Wonderland at McWane Science Center. Bring your family to the most magical place around this holiday season. Laughter is in the air as children coast down the Ice Slide and take a whirl across the room on the extended zip line. Climb aboard the McWane Train and go for a ride or try your luck at ice fishing. Our always popular Zip Line will be even longer this year…

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The Magic of Model Trains

November 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - January 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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The holidays are picking up steam at McWane Science Center with the return of the Magic of Model Trains exhibit. Discover trains of every shape and size inside this popular exhibit which features over a dozen different train displays. Every set in the exhibit is designed to scale with the size of the trains. The meticulous detail of the scenery including covered bridges, downtown storefronts and of course, several train stations will keep your family entertained for hours!

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December 2014
10-20

Breakfast in Santa’s Workshop

December 13 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Bring your little elves to have breakfast in Santa’s Workshop. Make holiday crafts, have breakfast together, explore the Winter Wonderland exhibit and visit with Santa! Be sure to bring your camera! Tickets also include museum admission. For tickets call (205) 714-8414. Cost: $20 Adults, $15 Kids (Members: $15 Adults, $10 Kids) CLICK HERE to purchase tickets or call (205)714-8414.

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Science Cafe

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John’s City Diner,
112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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Join other science geeks (and science novices) for an exciting presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia at the Birmingham Science Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All Science Cafes are free to the public and no science background is required. The fun begins at 6 pm with science trivia. Then continues with the guest speaker at 6:30 pm. SCIENCE TOPIC: Galaxies Across Space and Time Guest speaker:…

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January 2015

Early Learning Destination

January 3, 2015 @ 10:00 am - February 1, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
McWane Science Center,
200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203 United States
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McWane Science Center is launching the construction phase of the largest capital project since its founding 15 years ago. The early childhood education space at McWane Science Center will serve our youngest visitors in a brand new 10,000 square foot area allowing children to learn in a fun and playful environment. The new space will encourage young children’s love of learning and combine it with the power of play. It will be a dedicated space for children newborn to kindergarten…

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