A dynamic public science education facility, offering educational and entertainment programming to encourage an interest in, and support for, science education.
Enjoy traveling hands-on science exhibits in the exhibit hall and large-screen movies in the 40-foot domed theater where you can take a real time space flight in the simulator, watch the real time NASA feed and see planetarium style lessons.
Outdoor attractions include a moon phase map, a map of the stars, a sundial and the Lunch and Learn Courtyard.
Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. No late entries will be permitted once the show has begun. No exceptions.
From US-69 and Interstate 20, travel south on US 69 to Tyler, 8.6 miles, continue as it becomes W. Gentry Pky, 1.5 miles.Turn slight right onto US-271/N Beckham Ave/TX-155. Continue to follow N. Beckham Ave/TX-155, 1.7 miles. Turn left onto Lake St., .03. Center is at the corner of Lake St. and Mahon Ave.Public parking at right. From US-69 and South Loop 323 in Tyler, travel north on US-69/N/S Broadway Ave. to TX-155 N/TX-64E/TX-110E/E 5th St., and turn right, 1.9 miles. Travel east on TX-155 N/TX-64E/TX-110E/E 5th St. 1.1 miles to Baxter Ave. and turn left at College Books store. Travel to Lake St., .02 mi, turn right. Center is at corner of Lake St. and Mahon Ave.Public parking at right.
The Center is open to school groups, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and to the public 3-7 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1-8 p.m. Saturdays and 2-7 p.m. Sundays. Make sure to arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your scheduled show time. No late entries will be permitted once the show has begun. No exceptions. Special programming and resources are available for Texas school teachers and groups. Check the Center website for details.
Elevator and handicap access restroom facilities are available. Wheelchair seating in dome theatre also available.Handicap access restroom facilities are available.
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Sunday through Tuesday Closed; Wednesday through Thursday 1:30pm to 5pm; Friday 1:30pm to 6pm; Satur
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