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Our Facts

The Da Vinci Science Center (DSC) is a nationally-recognized science center that has connected science to life and lives to science since 1992. The Center excels in engaging people with the wonders of science in their lives, tomorrow’s innovative careers, their enjoyment for discovery, and their creative curiosities. This active and fun approach is inspired by Leonardo da Vinci and transformative figures who have succeeded him. Da Vinci Science Center experiences include a dynamic two-story exhibit floor; programs for visitors of all ages, students, educators, and community groups; and career initiatives with limited-engagement exhibits and programs.
 

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Official Fact Sheet
2013 Annual Report (.pdf)
IRS Statements and Disclosures

Our Community

Our Center is located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, approximately 65 miles north of Philadelphia, Pa., and 90 miles south of New York, N.Y. Our 14-county primary service area is home to 3.8 million people.

Our Mission

To bring science to life and lives to science
 

Our Strategic Plan

The Da Vinci Science Center’s 2012-2015 Strategic Plan describes what the Center strives to do every day, the result it envisions, and the world that it works to create and affect positively. Explore
 

Our Economic Impact

The Da Vinci Science Center’s economic impact in the long-term is immeasurable inasmuch as its work is dedicated primarily to the inspiration of future scientists and professionals and the development of a scientific and technical workforce.

The Da Vinci Science Center has earned more than $3 million since 2006 in grants from corporations and federal government agencies outside the Lehigh Valley region – including the MetLife Foundation, Motorola, the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).
Our History

Our evolution since 1992 has been driven by insatiable enthusiasm for science’s limitless potential and fundamental presence throughout the human experience. Part One l Part Two
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Qualities of Leonardo

Da Vinci Science Center experiences promote curiosity, creativity, and imagination – qualities realized by Leonardo da Vinci and the transformative innovators who have succeeded him.

Our Legal Information

The Da Vinci Science Center is incorporated formally as The Da Vinci Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Inc. Its federal tax identification number is 23-2824084.

 

 
 
Location
3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass Allentown, PA 18103 484.664.1002
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Mon.- Sat.: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Open 9:30 a.m. for Field Trips
Sun.: 12-5 p.m.
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