LSC is closed for annual maintenance Sept. 16-20. We are still open on weekends and for LSC After Dark!
Skyscrapers are among the ultimate achievements in engineering. Learn about skyscrapers' effects on culture, the environment, and even local weather patterns.
Put on a safety harness and walk on a narrow steel beam above the gallery floor of Skyscraper! Still feeling bold? Face the hurricane-force winds of the Curtain Wall Test, which is how engineers test buildings for resilience.
Young visitors can put on a hard hat and safety vest, then discover how an elevator works, create their own skyscraper design, build a neighborhood with colorful blocks, load wood chips with a real mini-excavator, and stack blocks using an electromagnetic mini-crane.
Location: 1st Floor
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Hundreds of scissor-like connectors expand and contract the globe all day