Science Center of Iowa is at 401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy. The facility features themed interactive experience platforms, the 216-seat Blank IMAX Dome theater, a science theater and a planetarium. Live demonstrations, changing exhibitions and special events are offered.
Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Center $12; $8 (ages 2-12 and 65+). IMAX documentary films $9; $7 (ages 2-12 and 65+). Combination ticket $18; $14 (ages 2-12 and 65+). Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. noon-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day; Tues.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5, rest of year. IMAX films are presented daily; phone for schedule. Closed Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.