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Science Central, Fort Wayne

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Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Spark your imagination at Science Central! Inside Fort Wayne's first publicly-run electric utility, the City Power & Light plant, you will find over 30,000 sq. feet of exciting hands-on learning in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Explore 120+ fun, interactive exhibits and live science demonstrations on electricity, magnetism, weather, geology, live animals, and much more. Unique exhibits include Science On a Sphere, where you can see the Earth from space; Fred the fossil Mastodon; Kids Central, the early-learners area; and the High Rail Bike, suspended three-stories over the ground. With new exhibits opening almost every month and a temporary traveling exhibition gallery that is updated three times a year, there is always something new and exciting to see at Science Central.
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  • An excellent afternoon with many activities that the grandchildren loved. The ask to go back every time they come to Fort Wayne to visit.  more »
  • We took our granddaughter there so many times and saw how much she enjoyed experiencing so many things she had not had the opportunity to enjoy before. She now has 4 boys of her own and, when she...  more »
  • I was impressed to say the least with Fort Wayne Science Central. I'm extremely familiar with the Children's Museum of Indianapolis and have been to the Smithsonian's and big Chicago museums. That being said, there's something about the science centers that have me more entertained for longer than the other museums. I think it's the hands-on aspect of learning science that intrigues me so much. There is such an incredible amount to learn for all ages at this museum
  • Such a fun interactive science museum. The slide is always so fun. I love the gift shop here...always end up buying space ice cream.

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