Orlando Science Center, in Loch Haven Park at 777 E. Princeton St., features hundreds of hands-on exhibits and live demonstrations. Visitors can 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.
$19.95; $17.95 (ages 55+ and students with ID); $13.95 (ages 3-11). Prices may vary during special exhibitions. Parking: $5.
Save 10% on regular admission price.
Hours: Daily 10-5, June-Aug.; Thurs.-Tues. 10-5, rest of year. Observatory open on select Fri. and Sat., June-Aug. and Nov.-Feb.; phone for schedule. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.