The Science Center Of Southern Illinois, Carbondale

3.8
#181 of 236 in Museums in Illinois
The Science Center of Southern Illinois was founded more than 20 years ago with the goal of encouraging children to develop their natural curiosity and exploration through hands-on experience. We host more than 60hands-on science exhibits and see more than 60,000 visitors annually. The Science Center is a recognized 501(c)3 Not-for-Profit organization and is made possible by the generous contributions of our community members.

We offer hands on science education and exploration. The Science Center also host field trips, birthday parties, and room rentals for special occasions.



We offer hands on science education and exploration. The Science Center also host field trips, birthday parties, and room rentals for special occasions.
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  • We had a 3 year old and a 90 year old with us and everyone enjoyed themselves. They have a variety of activities for children of all ages. Our 3 year old loved flying the airplane and ringing up her g...  more »
  • Hidden away in the middle of the University Mall, but is worth the effort to enjoy their many different displays for kids of all ages. Great place to have birthday parties  more »
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  • Fantastic place for kids. All my kids absolutely adore this place. Seems to have a lot of different this to learn about and play with. Always clean and well kept. Enjoy the different animals that they have as well as the sand box section. Great indoor place to be and does not charge an are and a leg to go.
  • Probably the best place, though there aren't too many options unfortunately, for toddlers and young kids in Carbondale. Highly recommend getting membership...it pays itself in no time :)

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