The Orlando Science Center is home to four floors of hands-on, interactive fun for visitors of all ages near downtown Orlando. Guests can enjoy the museum’s exhibit halls – like Kinetic Zone, DinoDigs and Nature Works – plus giant-screen films, live programming, and more any day they visit. In addition to all those crowd-favorite experiences, the Science Center offers new and exciting experiences every month. If you find yourself in Orlando on any of these certain dates, check out these special events that are sure to enhance your visit!
Hall of Heroes
Saturday, May 26, 2018 – Monday, Sept. 3, 2018
Our summer traveling exhibit, Hall of Heroes, allows guests to become immersed in the world of superheroes, crime fighters, gadgets and spies! You’ll find yourself in the midst of the action in your exciting journey through several different themed environments with surprises around every corner. Visitors of all ages will love this exhibit that combines science and science fiction and lets you discover your own super strengths.
Science After Sundown
Friday, July 6 – Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018
Open until 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturday
This summer experience the Science Center with fewer crowds during Science After Sundown! Come later in the day and stay through the evening, or just stop by after dinner for a few hours of casual brain-bolstering. All of the exhibits will be open, along with the observatory, and don’t miss out on one of the retro sci-fi films!
Science Night Live
Aug. 18, 2018; Oct. 6, 2018; Jan. 19, 2019
8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
At Science Night Live, adults (21+) can indulge in all of the Science Center’s hands-on exhibits, plus light bites and adult beverages, without the kids. Explore the whole museum, see a giant-screen film, and check out special programming like guest presenters and open DIY experiments. Science Night Live makes a great date night or evening out with friends! Tickets required in advance; see osc.org/snl for details.
Zoo In You & Human Plus
Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 – Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019
Orlando Science Center has not just one, but two new exhibits this fall that go hand in hand! Discover the living and human-made extensions that help us thrive, from the microbial to the mechanical. Zoo In You introduces guests to the trillions of microbes living inside our bodies, while Human Plus explores the low-tech and high-tech tools that extend the abilities of the human body.
Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards Art Show
Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 – Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
This fall, OSC is hosting its first all-photography exhibition, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards art show. The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards is an international contest that shows off the not-so-majestic side of nature. Large prints from 40 of the best 2018 Comedy Wildlife photographers will be displayed in high resolution and are sure to have viewers laughing like a hyena!
Friday, Jan. 18 – Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
Otronicon, the largest annual event at Orlando Science Center, is a celebration of interactive technology and entertainment. This experience will inspire visitors’ interest in science and technology through hands-on experiences using cutting-edge technologies. During the four-day event, visitors can interact with industry leaders and educators and learn about STEM careers, experience the future of games and design, see the latest in medical and military technologies, check out workshops and panels led by industry pros, look at art from a new and exciting angle with the fusion of technology and so much more!
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer
Saturday, May 25, 2019 – Monday, Sept. 2, 2019
Experience the first-ever museum exhibit featuring the four heroic ninjas-in-training — Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! Leap to the rescue and learn teamwork, collaboration, and problem-solving as you work your way through puzzles, mazes, and obstacles. Explore the sewer-like lair, where good guys win and bad guys lose!
All of these special experiences are included with general admission except for Science Night Live, which requires a separate ticket. General admission is $20.95 for adults, $18.95 for seniors and students, $14.95 for children ages 3-11.
Orlando Science Center is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays, as well as the first Wednesday of each month.