Orlando Science Center hosts the second annual Orlando Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. It is a community-based learning event that aims to inspire the public to become a Maker through do-it-yourself science and technology, art, rockets, robots, crafts, music, hands-on activities, and more! This family-friendly celebration features[…]

Orlando Mini Maker Faire

Sesame Street Muppets Engage Children to Explore the Human Body and How to Keep it Healthy Premieres Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 Take a walk down one of the most well-known streets in America and find yourself in an engaging, multimedia learning experience that’s all about you in Orlando Science Center’s[…]

Sesame Street Presents : The Body

Visit the sub-Antarctic from the safety and warmth of the Digital Adventure Theater: A National Geographic Experience when “Penguins 3D,” a presentation of nWave Pictures Distribution and Serengeti Entertainment, premieresd at Orlando Science Center on Saturday, Sept. 14! Narrated by veteran filmmaker and renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough, “Penguins 3D”[…]

“Penguins 3D” showing now at Orlando Science Center

Enjoy All The Science Center Has to Offer During Extended Evening Hours — Exhibits, Hollywood Films, Observatory and More! Friday and Saturday Evenings Friday, June 14 – Saturday, August 17 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.   For a limited time this summer, Orlando Science Center will remain open extended hours[…]

Science Center Summer Nights

The Blue Men from Blue Man Group at Universal Orlando® Resort will interact with guests at Orlando Science Center’s newest traveling exhibit “Blue Man Group-Making Waves.” They will play the Tube Phones, Slide-u-lum, Build-u-lum, Sand Drum, PVCs and Belly Drum and engage with guests the best way they know how[…]

Blue Man Group embrace Science

National touring exhibit featuring Blue Man Group opening in Orlando Saturday, May 25 Blue Man Group—Making Waves, the national touring exhibit supported by Harman/Becker Automotive Systems, created by the Boston Children’s Museum and Blue Man Group, and powered by JBL®, will open at Orlando Science Center on Saturday, May 25.[…]

Orlando Science Center and Blue Man Group

This is your last opportunity to view the exhibit before it travels to a science center far, far away. The exhibit’s last day is Sunday, April 7. Orlando Science Center will host six R2-D2 units represented by the R2 Builders Club plus costumed members of the 501st Legion, Rebel Legion[…]

Last chance to see Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination

Meet Ashley Eckstein—hometown hero, voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars®: The Clone Wars™ and founder of the popular female sci-fi merchandise line, Her Universe™—at Orlando Science Center on Saturday, March 23 as part of the final days of the blockbuster exhibit Star Wars®: Where Science Meets Imagination. Eckstein will[…]

Meet Ashley Eckstein—hometown hero at Orlando Science Center

Orlando Science Center and National Geographic Partner on New Digital Theater; Premieres “Meerkats 3D” on Saturday, March 2 The Orlando Science Center will partner with National Geographic Cinema Ventures (NGCV) to rebrand their newly-renovated Digital Adventure Theater as the “Digital Adventure Theater, Presented by National Geographic.” The partnership will launch[…]

Meerkats 3D Coming to OSC

Today and Tomorrow—Last Two Days to See “Star Wars®: Episode I The Phantom Menace 3D” on the Big Screen of the Digital Adventure Theater Next Week, Prepare for “The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey 3D” Friday, Feb. 22 at 7:50 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:50 p.m. Orlando Science Center The[…]

Last Two Days to See “Star Wars Episode I 3D”

Experience the Virtual World with Virtusphere Virtusphere consists of a 10-foot hollow sphere which is placed on a special platform that allows the sphere to rotate freely in any direction according to the user’s steps. Wearing a wireless, head-mounted display, the user is able to walk and run while being[…]

Otronicon Update

The eighth annual Otronicon is in full swing at Orlando Science Center. Multiple industry partners join the Science Center to celebrate the impact of interactive technology in the way we live, learn, work and play. Otronicon is the Science Center’s largest annual event with an average of 2,500 visitors each[…]

Four-Day Otronicon Event Starts Today

Pay homage to the movie franchise that launched video games into the mainstream consciousness by seeing “TRON: Legacy 3D” in the new Digital Adventure Theater during Otronicon. Starring Jeff Bridges, Bruce Boxleitner, Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde and directed by Joseph Kosinski, the sequel to its cult film predecessor is[…]

Get Your TRON On At Otronicon!

For the eighth consecutive year, multiple industry partners join Orlando Science Center to celebrate the role interactive technology plays in the way we live, learn, work and play during Otronicon January 18–21, 2013. This year, partners including EA SPORTS, University of Central Florida and Florida Hospital for Children demonstrate Orlando’s[…]

Level Up! Otronicon Returns to Orlando Science Center

  “Try not to have a good time…this is supposed to be educational.” —Charles M. Schulz How many suns? Is the Earth flat? Explore the “web of life” through the Peanuts comic strips, didactic materials, and fun interactives. Kids of all ages will enjoy Charles Schulz’s interpretation of the natural[…]

Peanuts…Naturally at the History Center

Orlando History Center September 21, 2012 – 7:00pm – 11:59pm SPECIAL COLLEGE SPIRIT EDITION! Come dressed in your school’s logo and show off your school spirit! Play video games and classic board games including Battleship, Candy Land, Clue, and Twister. Play life-size pick-up sticks, Giant Jenga, cornhole toss, NCAA Football[…]

Retro Game Night

Orlando Science Center Light and sound merge together creating a new way to enjoy traditional holiday classics. Guests will enjoy a festive holiday laser show on the giant screen of the Dr. Phillips CineDome. Bright lasers, festive music and magical graphics provide a sensory experience you don’t want to miss![…]

Holiday Laser Light Shows

Presented by Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children November 5, 2011, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. Dust off your club and drag your date to the Neanderthal Ball, the Orlando Science Center’s gala evening. Enjoy a “diamond dig” set amongst the prehistoric setting of the “DinoDigs” exhibit and the delectable food and wine[…]

Fifth Annual Neanderthal Ball

Orlando Science Center Opening September 24 on Level 2 Take a trip with Harry the Praying Mantis on a tour of his Bug World. Developed by the Audubon Nature Institute, the exhibit features nine interactive habitats with nearly 20 hands on exhibits and live insects displayed in their natural surroundings.[…]

Harry the Praying Mantis

Orlando Science Center welcomes you to Downtown Orlando’s most scientifically unique and socially inclined experience where Science Meets Rock N’ Roll. The scene will be set by a Happy Hour filled with a variety of food and drink specials, followed by an evening of live music, art, fashion, and rock[…]

Cocktails & Cosmos

Saturday, May 21, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.   Orlando By Night live planetarium shows 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. SunWatch From 12:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (weather permitting) SkyWatch From 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. (weather permitting) In honor of National Astronomy Day, the Orlando Science Center[…]

Cosmic Discovery at the Orlando Science Center

The largest collection of wines of any Orlando area event is coming to the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, May 14, 2011. The Science of Wine is not just another wine tasting, but an opportunity to sample over 130 fine wines from all the most important wine regions of the[…]

Experience the Science of Wine on Sat, May 14

– Sat, May 7 The Orlando Science Center is proud to welcome renowned children’s book author Marianne Berkes for a reading and book signing on Saturday, May 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. She will be appearing in the earth and space science hall, Our Planet, Our Universe, and reading[…]

Renowned Children’s Author at Science Center

“GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World” Has World Premiere at Orlando Science Center on June 11 Traveling Exhibit explores the sound, science, history, and cultural importance of the world’s most popular instrument   The National GUITAR Museum announced that its touring exhibition, entitled “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The[…]

GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World

Presenting 12th Annual Dr. Nelson Ying Science Competition Celebrating the Exemplary Achievements of Local Science Students April 29 -May 1, 2011 Since 1999, Dr. Nelson Ying, local scientist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, has partnered with the Orlando Science Center to celebrate the exemplary achievements of local science students. From April 29-[…]

Science Stars Shine at Orlando Science Center