Fall into Science at McWane Science Center September 8th – November 21th
There is so much going on at McWane during Fall into Science! Join us for holiday celebrations, special deals and awesome educational programming, and after-hours entertainment.
Don’t forget to get lost in the Corny Maze and be wowed by our newest addition to our incredible exhibit collection, Light & Illusion, all on level 3 this Fall.
You can also see our two newest IMAX movie, Oceans narrated by Kate Winslet in the John W. Woods IMAX® Dome Theater. Our 280 seats sit under a 5 story, 79ft. diameter tilted, domed screen fills your entire field of vision and the audio surrounds you to create a truly immersive sight and sound film experience.
Put on your thinking caps, and spark your imagination! Be a part of the McWane maker movement and spend the day crafting, building, inventing, designing, tinkering, and engineering. Learn a new skill and showcase your creativity with other local makers.
Did you graduate from Kindergarten in May? You are invited to the Itty Bitty Magic City Promotion Party. Graduates will receive a certificate, graduation photo, and a special play time in Itty Bitty before McWane opens. Then grab a scavenger hunt and check out the McWane Makers public programs and activities outside of Itty Bitty Magic City.
Grandparents get in FREE
Quarterly, McWane Science Center opens its doors from 5 to 8 pm to its members for special FREE member-only programming.
Reserve your family’s spot today for Member Monday by emailing email@example.com
get lost in the Corny Maze and be wowed by our newest addition to our incredible exhibit collection, Light & Illusion, all on level 3 this Fall.
Teens and Tech is an after hours event at McWane Science Center for students 6th-12th grade. Each Teens and Tech night focuses on a single topic that is related to science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics.
Grab your camp t-shirt and join us for a week of our favorite demonstrations, experiments, and activities from our most popular summer camps!
For over a year, McWane Science Center has been partnered with KultureCity to become a Sensory Inclusive organization to better serve our visitors with sensory processing needs. With this partnership, McWane Science Center will foster an inclusive environment for visitors with sensory processing needs by providing tools for a better experience in our center. Join us Sunday, September 16th as we celebrate this partnership with awesome education programming and sensory inclusive IMAX screenings all day with volume at 75% normal volume. To learn more, visit our accessibility page. For more information on KultureCity please visit www.kulturecity.org.
Join other science geeks (and science novices) for an exciting presentation, lively discussion and a little science trivia at the Birmingham SCI Cafe, every third Tuesday at John’s City Diner in downtown Birmingham (112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N). All SCI 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.
As our way of saying “Thank You” for being loyal friends of McWane Science Center, teachers and an adult guest are invited to join us for a special complimentary evening at the museum. Explore the Adventure Halls, see the movie Pandas in the IMAX Dome Theater, enjoy refreshments and enter to win great door prizes – including a one year family membership to McWane Science Center! To register call 205.714.8414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
McWane hosts Giant Screen Cinema Association’s Dome Day.
As a special offer to our visitors this year, on the 20th of every month, we will THROW BACK the prices, meaning admission to McWane will be the same price as what it was when we opened 20 years ago in 1998. Pretty cool, right? Adventure Halls Kids: $6 | Adults: $7 | Senior: $6 Combo Ticket Kids: $9 | Adults: $10 | Seniors: $9
Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. The Museum Day ticket provides free admission for two people.
Monday, October 1: Oceans Opens in IMAX
Monday, October 1: Home School Day
Saturday, October 6 – Sunday, October 7: World of Water Weekend
Saturday, October 13: Frankenstein’s Workshop
Sunday, October 14 – Saturday, October 20: Earth Science Week
Tuesday October 16: Birmingham Sci Cafe
Friday, October 19 & Saturday, October 20: An Evening at Hogwarts
Saturday, October 20: Throwback Pricing
Sunday, October 21 – Saturday, October 27: National Chemistry Week
Tuesday, October 23: Mole Day
Sunday, October 28 – Wednesday, October 31: Spooky Science
Monday, November 5: Home School Day
Saturday, November 10: Teens & Tech
Saturday, November 17: Magic of Model Trains Opens
Monday, November 19 – Wednesday, November 21: Turkey Science
Tuesday, November 20: Throwback Pricing
Tuesday, November 20: Birmingham Sci Cafe
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