The children are back in school so all the more reason to get to the Great Lakes Science Center where science is fun. With hundreds of hands on exhibits, The Titanic artifact exhibit, the Steamship Mather and of course the great Omnimax® Theater the Great Lakes Science Center is the place to go for a weekend getaway.
Event Calendar: September 2013
Titanica – Now showing
Journey below the Atlantic Ocean to the underwater resting place of the legendary Titanic and see the ruins of the great ship. Featuring interviews with two Titanic survivors.
Hidden Universe – Now showing
Take a breathtaking tour of deep space through images captured by Hubble and the world’s most powerful telescopes. Explore galaxies and travel the terrain of Mars; witness images of celestial structures; and peer deep inside vivid clouds of nebula.
Science After Dark: IngenuityFest
Thursday, September 19
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Kick off Cleveland’s famous IngenuityFest with this brand-new event – Science After Dark! Meet star mixologist, Joey Fredrickson of Society Lounge, who will offer absinthe tastings, make LED jewelry, dance to electro swing music by DJ Capt. PlannedIt, explore the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, get hands-on with hundreds of science exhibits, preview some of Ingenuity’s hottest acts and more. $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Call 216-621-2400 to purchase tickets.
Steamship William G. Mather
Open Saturdays and Sundays only
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Climb abroad this floating museum and discover a piece of Great Lakes history. Take a self-guided tour and explore this restored 618-foot freighter from stem to stern. See its huge cargo holds, brass and oak pilot house, elegant guest quarters and four-story engine room. Walk the decks and marvel at the “engineering firsts” that transformed Northeast Ohio into a great industrial center.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition
Now – January 5, 2014
On April 15, 1912, Titanic, the world’s largest ship, sank after colliding with an iceberg, claiming more than 1,500 lives and shaking the world’s confidence in the infallibility of modern technology. Journey back in time to experience the legend of Titanic like never before. Discover real artifacts recovered from the ocean floor along with room re-creations and personal stories; each highlighting a different chapter in the compelling story of Titanic’s maiden voyage. Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition comes to Great Lakes Science Center June 1, 2013 – January 5, 2014. For more information: http://www.greatscience.com/titanic/index.php
About Great Lakes Science Center
Great Lakes Science Center is one of the nation’s leading science and technology centers and home to Northeast Ohio’s NASA Glenn Visitor Center. Its mission is to engage visitors through fun, interactive experiences to stimulate curiosity about and encourage understanding of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It features hundreds of hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibits, daily demonstrations, the awe-inspiring Cleveland Clinic OMNIMAX® Theater and the Steamship William G. Mather. The Science Center is open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discounted parking is available for guests in the attached 500-car garage. Great Lakes Science Center is generously funded by the citizens of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. For more information, contact the Science Center at 216-694-2000 or visit www.GreatScience.com.