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Science Central

  • Address: 1950 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN 46805
  • Phone: (260) 424-2400
  • Fax: (260) 422-2899
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Spark your imagination at Science Central! Explore 200 permanent hands-on exhibits and national touring exhibitions. Get fun, educational items in our Gift Shop. School Year Hours: Wed-Fri, 10am-4pm; Sat, 10am-5pm; Sun, 12-5pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Summer Hours: Tues. - Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun, 12-5pm. Admission: $9.00 ages 3 and up, Children 2 and under free.

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Science Central Video Tour

  • "Our Weakening Web"

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    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May 27, 2018

    2018-01-10 2018-05-27 "Our Weakening Web" <p>Our Weakening Web<br />February 10, 2018 - May 27, 2018</p> <p>Our Weakening Web: The Story of Extinction helps visitors understand the process of extinction as a natural occurrence over millions of years. Through the display of life-like dioramas and interactive components that encourage hands-on learning, visitors will find out about the ecological relationships that bind all life forms together. The exhibition shows what is happening today and why environmental conservation is important. Our Weakening Web seeks to compel visitors to take action in their daily lives -- to promote preservation of the Earth's richness and biological diversity.</p> <p>A beautiful combination of hand-crafted dioramas--featuring scenes from prehistory to present day--and interactive components that focus on environmental impact and advocacy, Our Weakening Web presents a timely, important topic in a fun and engaging fashion. The exhibition was developed by the Cincinnati Museum Center.</p> <p><br />Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm<br />Monday Closed <br />Tuesday Closed <br />Wed. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br />Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br />Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br />Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm</p> 1950 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Doctor's Day

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    March 3, 2018

    2018-03-03 10:00:00 2018-03-03 15:00:00 Doctor's Day <p>"The Doctor will be In." Meeting health professionals and learning about medical and health issues in a fun and friendly environment will be the focus of the event. Activities will include the landing and display of the Lutheran Air and Parkview Samaritan helicopters (weather permitting); the chance to explore emergency medical vehicles; presentations by health care professionals on career options and training; and hands-on activities including a teddy bear first aid stations, and making a removable cast.<br /><br />Admission is free until 2 p.m.!<br /><br />Event Sponsors: Lutheran Health Network, Parkview Health, SYM FInancial Advisors</p> 1950 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Science Central's 2018 AWS Special Abilities Days

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    March 13, 2018 - December 11, 2018 (Select Dates)

    2018-03-13 2018-12-11 Science Central's 2018 AWS Special Abilities Days <p>SPECIAL ABILITIES DAYS<br />PRESENTED BY AWS FOUNDATION AND SCIENCE CENTRAL <br /><br />2018 Dates:<br />Tuesday, January 16 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - closed to the public<br />Sunday, January 21 (12 - 5 p.m.) - open to the public<br />Tuesday, March 13 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - closed to the public<br />Sunday, May 13 (12 - 5 p.m.) - open to the public<br />Saturday, August 18 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) - open to the public<br />Tuesday, September 18 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - closed to the public<br />Saturday, November 3 (10 a.m. - 5 p.m.) - open to the public<br />Tuesday, December 11 (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - closed to the public<br /><br />Note: Only the first four dates are currently available for pre-registration <br /><br />FREE TO MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY WITH SPECIAL ABILITIES WITH PRE-REGISTRATION<br />Through the generous support of the AWS Foundation, Science Central hosts Special Abilities Days, providing fun science education for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.<br /><br />On Special Abilities Days, modifications are made to our exhibits and programs. These include:<br /><br />Lower ambient sound levels<br />Increased light in areas that are usually dark<br />Access to listening devices<br />Less crowded environment<br />Extra staff on hand<br />Additional demonstrations with extra tactile stimulation<br />Access to a private changing table<br />Access to a quiet room</p> 1950 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • In the Dark

    Science Central

    Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until September 9, 2018

    2018-06-09 2018-09-09 In the Dark <p>In The Dark</p> <p>June 9, 2018 - September 9, 2018</p> <p>Explore different environments of darkness and the unique life forms that inhabit them through a combination of hands-on and whole-body interactives, walk-through dioramas, and specimens. Wander through a nocturnal forest past glowing mushrooms, and discover the amazing underground worlds beneath basement floors and backyards. Fragile cave ecosystems provide a labyrinth of adventure, and take the plunge to explore the unique life deep in the world's oceans. Finally, discover how darkness has intrigued and influenced humans for thousands of years, and how we can help preserve fragile worlds without light. In The Dark was developed by the Cincinnati Museum Center.</p> <p>Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm<br />Monday Closed <br />Tuesday Closed <br />Wed. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br />Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br />Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm<br />Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm</p> 1950 N. Clinton St. Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • $2.00 Off Admission

    Valid: January 31, 2018 - January 31, 2019

    Up to two people can get $2.00 off each full price general admission with coupon. Not valid with… More ›

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