The mission of the Saint Louis Science Center is to ignite and sustain lifelong science and technology learning. It is one of the top 10 science centers in the United States, and top 15 world-wide.
The Saint Louis Science Center complex includes: the renowned James S. McDonnell Planetarium, which first opened its doors 16 April 1963; a four-story OMNIMAX Theater; the state-of-the-art Boeing Hall; the Life Science Lab, where you may help solve a fake crime; the Fossil Prep Lab, for uncovering real dinosaur bones; and a ride on a Segway Human Transporter.
New simulators provides a five-minute flight ($5).The flight simulators, situated in the new "Experience Flight" room, within the Planetarium, offer high-tech 3D technology to augment the sensorial experience, allowing guests to participate in the thrill of simulated piloting experiences.
Call or see our website for details, special events, and schedules. General admission is free; however, there is a fee for some special activities.