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McWane Science Center - Celebrating 20 Years of Science


McWane Science Center

Contact Us

200 19th Street N
Birmingham, AL 35203
205-714-8300 (p)
205-714-8400 (f)

Senior Staff

Amy Templeton, CEO/President dfisher@mcwane.org205-714-8302
Lamar Smith, VP of Exhibits 205-714-8395
Josh Vasa, VP of Operations 205-714-8367
Miranda Springer, VP of Development 205-714-8219
Peggy Chowning, VP of Education pchowning@mcwane.org205-714-8351
Susan Tipton, VP of Administration/Controller 205-714-8305

Staff Directory By General Departments

Birthday Parties 205-714-8369
Camps 205-714-8414
Collections Lab 205-714-8347
Community Outreach Program 205-714-8414
Education & Public Programs 205-714-8351
Employment Opportunities 205-714-8300
Field Trip & Group Reservations 205-714-8414
Homeschool Classes 205-714-8414
IMAX Dome Theater 205-714-8414
Marketing/Public Relations 205-714-8304
Member Services 205-714-8318
Overnight Adventure/Camp-Ins 205-714-8323
Cool Stuff Store 205-714-8360
Smart Café 205-714-8311
Special Events & Facility Rental 205-714-8363
Support Us/Development 205-714-8219
Ticket Donations (Written Requests Please) dfisher@mcwane.org205-714-8302
Volunteer & Internships Opportunities 205-714-8272

Donation Requests

McWane Science Center accepts requests for donations to be used for fundraising purposes. As a non-profit organization, McWane awards a maximum of four general admission tickets to an organization per year.

All requests for ticket donations must be received through the online form. Requests should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the event date to allow time for processing and mailing. All information needs to be included on the form to process the request.

Due to the number of requests we receive, we cannot guarantee that all requests will be filled. For questions, please contact Debrah Fisher at 205-714-8302 or

Donation Request Form


Event Requests

McWane Science Center is happy to consider requests for our participation at your event, festival, community days, fairs and other types of public events. All requests must be submitted via the web site request form, providing all information. A minimum of 30 days is required for McWane to respond to your request.

Event Request Form

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