Admission for Two or Four to McWane Science Center (Up to Half Off)


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Explore the wide world of scientific discovery with hands-on exhibits, including a dig pit, an aquarium, and a traveling exhibition on race

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Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Science is more than just a class you had to take in high school; it's also what the people who taught those classes do in their free time. Enrich yourself with this Groupon.

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  • $12 for two admission tickets (up to a $24 value)
  • $24 for four admission tickets (up to a $48 value)

The McWane Science Center has four floors of fun, educational exhibits including a dig pit, a weather lab, an optical illusions gallery, an air cannon, and a giant piano.

Current special exhibits include Race: Are We So Different?, running until September 2. Developed by the American Anthropological Association, the touring exhibition considers biological, cultural, and historical perspectives as it explores race in America. Along the way, scientific findings explain differences in human appearance while also challenging the fundamental concept of race.

McWane Science Center

Tiny hands sift through sand to find ancient fossils, with no archaeologists in sight. But these aren’t scenes from a zany summer movie about all the adults disappearing: they're snapshots of the McWane Science Center, whose dozens of fun, interactive exhibits enliven science.

Notable exhibits include a collection of Alabama dinosaur skeletons that help us understand what life was like in the state millions of years ago. An aquarium area boasts a Shark & Ray Touch Tank, delighting visitors with an aquatic petting zoo. Interactive contraptions such as the pulley chair lift—which lets kids learn about simple machines as they hoist themselves aloft—convey abstract concepts with fun activities.

Customer Reviews

1649 Ratings

We always enjoy our trips to the McWance Science Center. There is always something new to discover along with the classic favorite to play with as well. The Body Exhibit was very intersting and educational.
Carmen L. · July 7, 2016
Great day for the whole family!
Denise W. · May 3, 2016
Our whole family had a great time. There was plenty to do for my 5 year old daughter and 2 year old son. Of course, Itty Bitty Magic City was the favorite spot. I was so happy to see that addition because there used to not be much for the little ones. We'll definitely go back!
Jessica G. · May 3, 2016
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