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McWane Science Center - Celebrating 20 Years of Science

Special Events

FUN FACT: The wingspan of a Boeing 747 is longer than the Wright brothers’ first flight.
McWane Science Center

Make it entertaining. Make it educational. Make it McWane.

Nowhere else in Birmingham can you provide your guests with the high-energy, interactive experience awaiting them here, at Birmingham’s most unique education and entertainment venue.

McWane Science Center offers full-service catering and multiple unique, but functional, event spaces perfect for your business luncheon, multi-day meeting, fundraising reception, employee appreciation day, wedding reception and more.

With multiple private spaces available 7 days a week, including a 4,000 sq ft banquet room, IMAX Dome theater and four exhibit floors, McWane Science Center is the perfect venue to host a group of 10-500+ day or night.

Please contact our experienced Special Events team at 205.714.8363 or email events@mcwane.org with any questions or to book a site visit today!

What our visitors are saying about McWane Science Center

"Its a time for us to come enjoy ourselves with the entire family and experience all the fun activities"

"It means that my son can learn about animals, science and other things he normally wouldn't. We also have a place to come that is fun and educational, without having to worry about weather conditions outside."

"The Center is a fabulous place to allow my child's learning experience to grow.  Each time we visit, she notices something new to her that keeps her fascinated."

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