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The Da Vinci Science Center is passionate about providing fun learning experiences. Our popular exhibits, hands-on workshops, and live science shows will engage your students as active participants in the learning process. Highlights for field trip groups during the 2019-20 school year include our Career Connection Days, and lots of projects in Leo’s Creativity Studio. Call 610-841-1875 to plan your field trip today.
|Sept. – March||April – June|
|Hands-on Workshop 2||Free||$2|
|Live Science Show2||$2||Free 5|
|Leo’s Creativity Studio 3||Free||Free|
|Jack-O-Lantern Lane 4||Free||N/A|
School groups during the 2019-20 school year receive the opportunity to enjoy the Science Center’s two-story exhibit floor. See More
Select a grade-level appropriate workshop and your students can design and build a roller coaster or learn about the inner workings of the human body. These experiences make the standards come to life for your students. Workshops are free from September through March and $2 per student from April through May.
|Lights, Color, Action||Pre-K – 2|
|Dig Into Dinos||Pre-K – 4|
|What about Weather?||Pre-K – 4|
|See Like a Bee||Pre-K – 4|
|KEVA Construction||Pre-K – 8|
|Slime Science||1 – 8|
|Sound Sensations||2 – 5|
|Roller Coaster Engineer||3 – 12|
|Shock and Awesome||3 – 12|
|Brain Freeze||3 – 12|
|Healthy Hearts||5 – 12|
Professional museum educators will captivate your students while presenting a 25-minute live science show tailored to your students’ grade level. See More
|Live Science Show||Months||Days|
|Super COOLness||Sept. – March||Mondays and Tuesdays|
|Use the Force||Sept. – March||Wednesdays and Thursdays|
|Grossology||Sept. – March||Fridays|
|Spooky Science||Available Sept. 21 through Nov. 3, 2019|
|Chemical Chaos||Only available April & May|
The Da Vinci Science Center’s Career Connection Days allow students to take an up-close look at STEM careers and speak with STEM professionals. See More
Fan-favorite Jack-O-Lantern Lane returns with a new focus on light, optical illusions, and fun sensory challenges. All new exhibit experiences will thrill and engage students in the science of sensory perception and illusion-making. See More
New experiences include:
Many Jack-O-Lantern Lane exhibit favorites return this year, including:
Join the Teacher Rewards Program to receive special field trip offers and other great benefits. See More
We offer a free 30-minute reservation in our café for your group to enjoy one of three lunch options.
Allergy Issues: While the Da Vinci Science Center is not an allergy-free space, we will make every effort to accommodate your special need if you notify us in advance.
To help prevent overcrowding for schools choosing to visit the gift shop, we schedule time for your students to make store purchases. We will be happy to bag and box up all of your purchases and hold onto them until your group is ready to return to school. You are free to distribute the individually-named bags to students either at the Center, while on the bus ride home, or when you return to school. The store stocks a selection of high-quality books, science activity kits, souvenirs, and branded school supplies.
Check out how to save on your field trip or apply for a scholarship from one of several sources. See More
Please let us know if your group has any special needs when you make your reservation and we will make every effort to accommodate you.
Parking is free. The main parking lot at the Science Center can accommodate school buses as well as cars for chaperones and teachers.
A $50 non-refundable deposit is required upon confirmation of your reservation. Purchase orders are accepted in advance only and will not be accepted on the day of your visit. Full payment is required either in advance or upon arrival on the day of your visit. Payments must be made in a single transaction. Group participants may not pay separately.
If your group size changes after you make your reservation, please notify us as soon as possible, but no later than 5 pm on the day before your visit. Any additions are subject to availability and are not guaranteed access to workshops, shows, or other programs. No refunds will be given for lower attendance adjustments the day of your visit. You must have at least 10 students to constitute a group. If your numbers fall below 10 students when you arrive, you are no longer considered a group and will pay regular admission prices.
Please call us immediately if you need to reschedule. We will make every effort to accommodate your request. If you need to cancel your visit, please contact us at least two weeks in advance. A $25 fee may be assessed for rescheduling.
Choose from one of four easy ways to make a reservation.