Today at LSC

Learn about the different exhibitions, shows, presentations, and hands-on activities that you can experience on your visit to LSC.

Planetarium, Films & Shows

Wonders of the Night Sky

Explore the galaxy in LSC's all-live planetarium presentation

To Worlds Beyond: Journey Through the Solar System

Tour the planets in this stunning film and live presentation

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

Join Sesame Street friends in an out-of-this-world planetarium show


Embark on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world's oldest and most enigmatic cities

National Parks Adventure

Take a journey through America's most legendary outdoor playgrounds

Fall Pop Laser Show

Rock out to pop hits in our fall laser show

Backyard Wilderness

Discover the unexpected wonders of nature in this extraordinary 3D film

Oceans: Our Blue Planet

Embark on an extraordinary journey beneath the waves

Dynamic Earth

Explore the dramatic forces that shape our home planet

LSC Favorites

Touch Tunnel

Use your senses to navigate a pitch-black tunnel

Infinity Climber

Get a new view, 35 feet in the air

Eat and Be Eaten

Meet fascinating creatures that use their natural adaptations to survive in the wild

Dream Machine

Explore different emotions in this interactive, sensory adventure

Wildlife Challenge

Crawl, climb, and claw your way through the urban jungle

Block Party

Make elaborate creations with foam and wooden shapes

SURE House

A model of sustainable, resilient, energy-efficient construction

Pixel Art

Make your mark on our colorful giant wall installation

Our Hudson Home

Learn about the vast river just outside our doors, and the creatures who live in it


Explore the planning, design, engineering, and technology of these amazing structures

Hoberman Sphere

Hundreds of scissor-like connectors expand and contract the globe all day

I Explore

A bright, engaging space for young learners

Wonder Why

Playful hands-on experiments delight guests of all ages in Wonder Why

Bees to Bots

Check out our honey bees—and the surprisingly high-tech world of bee science

Universe Revealed: Views from the Hubble Space Telescope

Marvel at spectacular images of the far reaches of the universe


A hands-on exhibit that shows the many ways humans connect and exchange ideas

Infection Connection

See how infectious diseases spread and learn what we can do about it

Energy Quest

Explore the major sources of Earth’s energy

Nano Mini-Exhibition

Explore the science of extremely small things

More to See and Do

We Explore: Liberty Workshop

Learn about carpentry and tools in our young learner adventure

Live Science & Pop-Up Science

Science educators present live shows all over the building

Animal Encounter

Meet creatures from our collection and learn how they survive

Animals Out & About

Join our animals as they venture beyond their homes

Tamarin Feedings

Learn more about our cotton-top tamarin monkeys and watch them enjoy a meal!

Nikola Tesla Lightning Show

Real Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning in the Nikola Tesla Lightning Show

Touch Tank

Handle real sea creatures

Be a Surgeon

Practice surgical skills in our lab

Beekeeping: The Sweetest Science

Learn how bees build hives, make honey, and more

Blast Off!

Learn the basic principles of rocket science

Cow Eye Dissection

Learn about the structure of the human eye

Down to the Wire

Shed some light on the way we harness electric power

Heart and Soul

Transform your pulse into a musical beat

Kid Construction

Build together with waffle blocks and wooden block sets

Subzero: The States of Matter

Temperature extremes change solids to liquids to gases

The Power of Air

A live demonstration of an invisible force

Your Puzzling Brain

Open up your mind. Literally.

Are you ready to experience LSC?