Now Open!

Liberty Science Center is open, and we can't wait to see you! Click here to get tickets now.

Conquer the Infinity Climber, a suspended climbing play space that's 19 feet tall. Visit our animals including the naked mole rats, cotton-top tamarin monkeys, and dozens more. Embark on a prehistoric adventure and discover the world of the Tyrannosaurus rex in SUE: the T. rex Experience. Buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet in Hot Wheels: Race to Win. Uncover ancient dino fossils buried in more than 60 tons of sand in Dino Dig Adventure.

Don't forget to check out our new programs, like Boom Time. Join us as we show off controlled explosions several times throughout the day. All the action takes place in our one-of-a-kind, 57-square-foot movable safe room made of polycarbonate walls (the same material used for bullet-proofing). Experience the excitement of liquid nitrogen explosions as we blow up things like watermelons, bouncy balls, pumpkins, and more.

Below, please review our protocols to keep everyone safe and healthy during your adventure at the Science Center:

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Get your tickets online

We strongly recommend that you purchase tickets online, as tickets may not be available onsite. For your safety, we have limited capacity in the building, and many of our time slots and theater shows sell out fast. Members: please reserve your free tickets online or call us at 201.253.1439. For information on other ticket types, including employees of Corporate Members, comp pass holders, Museums on Us from Bank of America, and more, please click here.

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Purchase parking in advance

Save time and click here to purchase your parking voucher in advance. Parking can also be purchased in person at LSC.

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Wear a face mask

For everyone's safety, especially those too young to be vaccinated, guests must properly wear an approved mask. This policy applies to all guests ages 2 and over, regardless of vaccination status. Masks must fully cover the nose and mouth and secure under the chin. Neck gaiters, bandannas, and masks with one way air valves are not acceptable.

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Stay home if you’re sick

For the health and safety of yourself and others, we ask guests to stay home if you have a fever or cough, are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or have a known or potential exposure to COVID-19 within the last 14 days. You must reschedule your ticket for another day (by calling 201.253.1310) as you won't be permitted to enter the Science Center.

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Take note of our food and drink policy

Guests can purchase sandwiches, salads, pizza, chicken, drinks, snacks, and more in the Weston Family Pavilion for Art and Science, 2nd Floor. Please note: Outside food and beverages are not permitted. Click here to learn more about food and drink at LSC.

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We’ve created fun and safe new experiences

Our team has worked hard to create fun new COVID-safe experiences. For everyone’s safety, some exhibitions will be adjusted or temporarily closed. Our planetarium will be open at reduced capacity.

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We’ve increased daily disinfecting and sanitizing protocols

There will be special attention paid to highly trafficked areas and high-touch surfaces throughout the building and its exhibits. We also have hand sanitizer stations readily available throughout the building.

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We’re doing temperature checks

Guests and staff must participate in onsite health screenings, including temperature taking when entering the building. If you register as 100.4°F or higher, your party will have to return another time.

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We’ve improved air quality in the building

LSC is a 300,000-square-foot facility with large open rooms. All of the air filters have been changed and upgraded to a quality exceeding the CDC recommendation. We’ve also optimized our air handling system and increased its run times to allow for significantly more air exchanges, bringing more fresh air from outside into the facility more often throughout the day.

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We're limiting total capacity in the building

We’re limiting total capacity to help guests maintain distance. We ask that you please purchase tickets online in advance, as many of our time slots and theater shows sell out fast.

Click here to purchase your online tickets now.

LSC’s mission—to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers—is more urgent than ever. Click here to donate today.

In response to COVID-19, LSC has established certain enhanced health and safety measures like the ones listed above. Compliance with all posted instructions and any directions from LSC staff is mandatory. Any guest who does not comply may be denied entry or be required to leave. By entering LSC, guests understand and voluntarily assume all risks related to potential COVID-19 exposure.