Today at LSC

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


The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

Follow the clues, examine the footprints, and crack the case!

Doc McStuffins: The Exhibit

Play doctor and perform check-ups at the McStuffins Toy Hospital

Planetarium, Films & Shows

Wonders of the Night Sky

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

Black Holes

Journey into a supermassive black hole in our exhilarating new planetarium show

One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure

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

To Worlds Beyond: Journey Through the Solar System

Tour the planets in this stunning film and live presentation

Great Barrier Reef

See the world's largest living wonder on-screen at LSC in this stunning new film


Join Qian Qian, a panda cub born in captivity, as she takes her first steps outside her protected habitat

Laser Wonderland

Rock out to winter classics in our seasonal laser show

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

Microbes Rule!

Explore the power of microbes via art and technology

Dream Machine

Explore different emotions in this interactive, sensory adventure

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

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

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?