Science Mill

Johnson City, TX

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Address: 101 South Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City, TX 78636 Number: 844-263-6405 Website Contact How do we get there?

What is there to do?

Science IS fun, and you can experience it for yourselves at the Science Mill - a super fun family destination offering interactive and hands-on learning for all ages!

The Science Mill features cutting-edge technology-based games and exhibits, all based around the STEM subjects (so science, tech, engineering and math) so those curious minds and gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of science in their everyday lives.

The Science Mill is ALL about discovery and creativity, and they have searched far and wide to offer up the most innovative and powerfully playful exhibits to enable kids to learn through play (and they won't even know it!)

In fact, there are over 50 exhibits to experience, each with their own specific purpose.

Check out the Paludarium in the museum lobby, and see just how many species you can see in this living ecosystem, or try and use your cell phone to transform an entire silo into a dazzling light show!

Find stories of plants and animals that lived millions of years ago at the Fossil Dig, where you can learn all about paleontology, and how life evolved over time. It's here you can even use clues from geology, chemistry, biology, math and engineering to construct ideas of how these animals actually looked, lived, behaved, and died.

Kids can explore the great cycle of water in a 40ft tall silo, learn all about energy, see a colossal robotic hand, create an explosion, play on a giant lever, experiment with Virtual Reality, and we haven't even begun to touch the surface!

Fun, discovery, creativity, learning and all things science FUN at the Science Mill - it's BIG fun, Texas style!

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How much does it cost?



$11.00 (includes all exhibits & 3D movie)



Ages 3 to 18: $9.50 (includes all exhibits & 3D movie)



Seniors $9, Military 50% discount


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2 years


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Additional Information

Their 1,000-square-foot Aquaponics Greenhouse opened in 2019, and this unique experience os found only at the Science Mill! Visitors get an up-close look at tilapia, prawns, koi and snapping turtles that provide the food to grow fruit, vegetables and tropical plants in vertical growing tubes, floating rafts and a giant living wall.

Any top tips?


Check the 3D Movie Showtimes for when you are going so you can plan your day around a screening that you want to see!

I'm Hungry!


All that learning and fun is hungry work, so why not stop at the Lady Bird Lane Cafe, which is a small farm-to-table restaurant dedicated to lunches using local and regional ingredients!

Healthy Eating They offer organic and all-natural products in their menu, and can fit most dietary needs with vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes!

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Where is it at?

Teachers corner


Tuesdays are for pre-registered school groups (outside summer hours) and private events. They offer field trip rates too!

Need a little extra help?


Just give them a call to ask about the accessibility, they will be happy to help answer any questions

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When can we go?

Summer Hours: 10am - 5pm Wednesday to Saturday, 12pm - 5pm Sunday (4pm close rest of year)

Closed Mondays (except for selected school holidays & Tuesdays)

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