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A male and female Science Center demonstrators participating with fire at a one a stage

Live Shows & Laser Shows

Shows That Bring Science To Life!

Nothing makes science come alive like seeing it happen in front of your eyes! Shows in our Live Demonstration Theaters are designed to delight and inspire visitors of all ages. From explosive reactions, to the chemistry of cooking, to the basics of biology, a live program offers the kind of science experience you can’t get anywhere else!

For Visitors

Shows are included with general admission for visitors to the Science Center. Check the calendar for today’s show schedule.

For Groups

Are you an educator planning a field trip? A camp leader looking to add something special to your visit? Shows are available for group bookings Monday through Friday. Add a show to your group admission for just $2 per person! Group pricing is available for 15 or more people with an advance reservation. Talk with us about which shows are available on your selected date. Register early for best selection! To schedule a visit for your group, call 412.237.3410.

Science Stage (1st Floor)

Science Stage (1st Floor)

Explore scientific topics in a big way with a Science Stage demonstration. Perfect for large groups!
Laser Shows

Laser Shows

Be dazzled with brilliant colors and rockin’ music.