McWane Science Center, downtown at 200 19th St. N. at jct. 2nd Ave. N., offers four levels of science adventures and interactive exhibits. ScienceQuest has hands-on exhibits about motion, energy, light and sound, while World of Water takes a look at aquatic life from around the globe. A dinosaur exhibit features fossils and interactive games. Children under age 6 can visit Itty Bitty Magic City, which includes an extensive Main Street area to explore as well as water exhibits and a climbing structure.
The John W. Woods IMAX Dome Theater is also part of the center.
Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.