Mid-America Science Museum

500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs, AR 71913 - United States

Museum Day Hours: 9:00 a.m. ‐ 5:00 p.m. (CST)




Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

Mid-America Science Museum is Arkansas’ largest hands-on science center and the states first Smithsonian Affiliate. The Museum seeks to spark curiosity and enhance scientific understanding through inquiry, observational skills and discovery learning.


The Museum has over 100 engaging, hands-on exhibits that explore the wonders of energy, matter, life and perception. Experience Arkansas Underfoot, the Bob Wheeler Science Skywalk, the Workshop area, Oaklawn Foundation Dino Trek and our state of the art Oaklawn Foundation Digital Dome where you can explore the stars and much, much more!


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