Orlando Science Center, in Loch Haven Park at 777 E. Princeton St., features hundreds of hands-on exhibits and live demonstrations as well as the new 11,000-square-foot KidsTown exhibit. Visitors can also encounter Florida wildlife, unearth dinosaur mysteries and gaze at stars in the Crosby Observatory. Large-format films can be viewed on the eight-story screen in the Dr. Phillips CineDome while feature films play in the Digital Adventure Theater: A National Geographic Experience.
Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
$20.95; $18.95 (ages 55+ and students with ID); $14.95 (ages 3-11). Prices may vary during special exhibitions. Parking: $5.
Save 10% on regular admission price.
Station: Florida Hospital Health Village
Hours: Daily 10-5 (also Fri.-Sat. 5-9). Observatory open on select Fri. and Sat., early June to mid-Aug. and Nov.-Feb.; phone for schedule. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.