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Daily Science Activities

September 2 - December 31, 2020
Every Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Except September 8, September 9, September 10, September 11, November 26, November 26 and December 25
Next Showing - October 31

SCIENCE CITY HOURS: Wednesday - SUNDAY 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM & 2 PM - 5 PM 

Please Note: Science City is closed September 8 thru 11. 

Free with Science City admission!
(Union Station members receive free admission to Science City year-round!)

Science City Daily Activities 

October Theme: Science Fiction & Fantasy 

Throughout the month, guests will encounter interactive activities, display exhibits, and educator-led demonstrations. See below for this month's activities beginning October 7.

Interactive Activities | Demonstrations | Early Learning Activities


Interactive Activities

Activities are located throughout Science City. Guests are encouraged to participate in these hands-on activities. 

Build and Trade a Droid (Droid Depot); Mystery building kits where guests can build a droid out of spare parts 

Unfreeze an Alien; In connection to cryofreezing and suspended animation, guests will have an opportunity to work with tools and items such as salt, to unfreeze an alien. 

Early Learning Activities 

Early Learning Activities occur on the Bottom Level of Science City in the four new spaces dedicated to early childhood learners. These spaces include PNC Learning Lab, Creative Corner, Let's Play and All Aboard. Activity locations do vary. 

In the PNC Learning Lab from 9:30 to noon

  • Think like a Mad Scientist- Early learners explore different centers using the scientific method to ask questions.

  • Create a Creature-Using Playdough and various items early learners will explore genetics and create a creature using spinner or rolling a dice as an aide.

In Creative Corner,  

  • Use magical invisible ink to write a message in a fantasy language


Demonstrations occur on the Bottom Level of Science City in the Periodic Table or Maze Park. Throughout the day, Science City Educators will demonstrate some of the following activities for guests and are available for Q&A. 

SciFi Sound Effects 
Experience how SciFi Sound Effects are created!