The Sciencenter inspires excitement for science through interactive exhibits and programs that engage, educate and empower. The hands-on museum offers guests of all ages 250+ exhibits, educational programs, a gift shop, an outdoor science park and seasonal miniature golf course. Look, touch, listen & discover!
Can you solve the mystery? At the “Crime Lab Detective” exhibition, you'll scrutinize evidence like fingerprints and DNA, and record your findings in a Detective Notebook. After examining the crime scene, you'll conduct lab activities to determine which of the five suspects committed the crime.
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