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Planning Your Visit



Elevators and ramps serve all public areas including the IMAX Dome Theater.

The IMAX Dome Theater offers descriptive audio service for all films and at all showtimes.

A limited number of wheelchairs and strollers are available at no charge at the ticketing counter.


Parking Deck: 
McWane Science Center’s parking deck offers safe and convenient parking on 2nd Avenue North. The height limit for the deck is 6’8”.

Cost: $5.00 required to exit deck. The exit gate accepts $1, $5, $10, $20 bills as well as debit and credit cards. You can also purchase a token at the ticketing counter inside the center. Members receive free parking in the deck.

Street Parking:
Additional parking is available on the streets surrounding the center. On Monday – Friday there is a 2-hour limit on the street parking. The meter charges $0.25/hour. Street parking is free on Saturday, Sunday and on Holidays.

Bus Parking:
Buses should unload on 2nd Avenue North if space is available; if not then unload on 19th Street North. Once buses are unloaded, McWane Science Center will escort bus drivers to a remote parking lot and provide shuttle service for drivers to and from the center.

Alternate Parking

On the rare occasion that our parking deck is full, learn more about alternate parking.