Code of Conduct

Liberty Science Center is a community of people committed to providing a safe, welcoming, awesome space for learners of all ages. We value scientific inquiry, discovery, and curiosity. We treat each other with kindness. We care about the well-being and safety of LSC staff and guests. We celebrate the diversity of our community, respect our different backgrounds and perspectives, and foster inclusivity. We model courteous and responsible behavior for our younger guests.

Visitors to LSC shall conduct themselves in ways that enable other guests to enjoy the Center and allow staff to do their jobs. All visitors must adhere to posted instructions and follow any directions from staff. All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

The following items and behaviors are prohibited at LSC:

  • Guns, knives, martial arts weapons, ceremonial weapons, tasers, explosives, and pepper spray (except guns carried by active law enforcement personnel)
  • Illegal drugs
  • Bikes, scooters, skates, and wheelie shoes
  • Dogs and other pets (except service animals)
  • Outside food or beverages (except reusable water bottles and baby bottles)
  • Eating and/or drinking in exhibits, theaters, the planetarium, and other prohibited areas
  • Smoking or vaping in LSC or within 50 feet of the building or within 50 feet of an LSC outdoor activity
  • Running, pushing, or shoving
  • Climbing on exhibits that aren’t meant to be climbed on
  • Creating a disturbance, yelling, or using audible music devices
  • Using abusive, profane, racist, or other offensive language
  • Violence or threats of violence
  • Stealing or damaging museum property
  • Indecent exposure or sexual acts
  • Soliciting for commercial or noncommercial purposes
  • Posting or distributing any sign, notice, ad, or printed material
  • Entering non-public areas without authorization
  • Being shirtless or barefoot or wearing offensive clothing
  • Unauthorized commercial photography/videography

Adherence to the Center’s Code of Conduct is mandatory, and noncompliance may result in removal. LSC reserves the right to prohibit other kinds of behavior and items and to change these policies at any time.