Powerhouse Science Center

Durango, CO

Where are we going?

Powerhouse Science Center
1333 Camino del Rio

970 259-9234

What is there to do?

It's all about the excitement of science at the Powerhouse Science Center in Durango!

Here, kids can spend the day playing, learning, experimenting and enjoying hands-on fun with the many exhibits and programs throughout the center. 

There are exhibits the show kids how things work, where they can experiment for themselves, explore the world, the human body, and so much more!

The Powerhouse Science Center also has a number of programs where super keen kids can really immerse themselves in the fun of science. 

There are robotic leagues, outreach programs, and for those tiny budding scientists in the family, once a week you can join Toddler Time. Here, pre-schoolers can play, explore, and meet others like them. Held once a week, they can enjoy age-appropriate science lessons that will help develop those minds of theirs!

So why not enjoy a fun filled day of science in Durango. Kids, you KNOW science can be fun!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7.50

Children: $6 (Ages 3-17)

Discount: Multi Pass (parties of 5 or more) $5 per person

Free Under: 2 years


When can we go?

9am - 4pm

Open year round but closed Tuesdays


Any top tips?

Why not have a birthday party at the center! Enjoy the Boiler Room for up to two hours. You can be as simple or as elaborately festive as you please with decorations, tablecloths, and nonalcoholic refreshments. Kids will have fun playing and exploring many fascinating, hands-on science exhibits in the gallery, and you can play too!

I’m Hungry!

There are places in the are to grab food before you enjoy the science fun!

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