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McWane Science Center - Celebrating 20 Years of Science

Special Events

FUN FACT: Because of the unusual shape of their legs, kangaroos and emus struggle to walk backwards.
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

"My kids love to go to the McWane center! I think my 9 year old asks me to go at least once a week"

"McWane includes many fun, educational experiences my children will remember for a long time!"

"Somewhere safe, fun and educational that children of all ages can enjoy. From my two year old to my teen they all consider McWane a great place to go. Love special displays for the holidays."

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