Experience the Science-Surrounds-Us-All Actuality at this 110,000 sq-ft creative learning center in Downtown Des Moines. By placing the power of learning in the hands of the visitor with interactive experiences for all ages, the emphasis at SCI is less on WHAT to learn and more on HOW to learn.
Great for kids of all ages.
Great for kids, seriously lacking if you're an adult.
Really fun for the family and educational too!
They always have Groupon deals. Check there first before paying full price.
Great spot for kids! Love their maker space right now!
Check the Mixology Night schedule for delicious after-hours cocktails, local music and a fun, science-related presentation.
Lots of great activities for kids. Check out the IMAX
The IMAX is now playing island of lemurs Madagascar and mysteries of the unseen world both are a must see !!!!
Great place for families
Where good exhibits go to die. Recommend for kids or people with kids only.
Saturday morning: farmers market packed, science center empty. Easy choice with the kiddos.
We are holding our See Des Moines Release party for our Guide to Greater Des Moines at SCI at 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 5...a short program, networking and more will take place. Don't miss it!
Avoid the Keck parking ramp if you can. I just got charged an extra dollar for ONE MINUTE over an hour!!
Don't park in the ramp for an event - line to pay is ridiculous.
The Cafe here has the worst food. I would eat before or after a visit here.
What a rip off! Expensive to get in than you also have to pay to see most exibits!
Really cool place for kids.
Attend Mixology! You learn, you drink, what's better than combo?
Coolest games EVER
Disappointed in Egyptian exhibit for the cost. Seemed very high.
Go meet Annie the mummy! She's over 2000 years old and part of the new Lost Egypt exhibit!
1st Friday of every month is Mixology, a 21+ event. 2nd Friday is Family Night!
Be sure to hit up the IMAX. By far, the best place to watch a movie in the Des Moines Metro.
I recall going here for the DaVinci exhibit - there was also a dinosaur exhibit.
Check the visitors & conv. Bureau Website for free admission coupon!
Mixology nights. Scientific fun for adults.
Science is the new art!
Tornado Alley in IMAX is amazing!
Choose a day with great programs and it's a joy and great value to spend the entire day here!!!
Bring a picnic lunch and sit outside by the reflecting pool.
Don't wait until the last minute to see a temporary exhibit - it gets really crowded!
Pendelum'll Blow Ur Mind!!
kid really enjoyed herself. lots of things to do.
Check out the Davinci exhibit while it's in town.
Great place for kids and adults. Explore everything.
IMAX is a must see!
If you have young kids, I highly recommend buying a yearly pass for the Zoo, the Science Center and Living History Farms. Excellent value.
Great for the young elementary school age child! A must visit anytime we are in Des Moines!
Great place to have a birthday party.
The marketing director is Awesomely awesome.