SciTech Hands on Museum

18 W. Benton St., Aurora, IL 60506 - United States





Come and explore over 200 interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination. Every exhibit is a mini-experiment with information about what to DO at the station and the scientific explanation for what is happening. Bring the entire family! Young and old minds alike will discover science in the world around them. SciTech also offers group field trips, overnights, scout programs, birthday parties and day camps.

The mission of SciTech Hands On Museum, a Science and Technology Center, is to inspire learning through creative, interactive educational programs and activities.


-Over 200 interactive Science and Technology exhibits
-30,000sq feet of exciting science fun in an historic post office building in downtown Aurora
-Real life Storm Chasing Truck
-Hot Air Balloon Simulator
-Shadow Wall: Watch your shadow get trapped on the wall!
-Kane County Cougars Radar Baseball Throw: Measure the speed of your pitch!
-Google Liquid Sky: 3D global journey

Come to SciTech with an open mind, ready to learn and explore science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. Read the signs and conduct experiments. We also ask that visitors under the age of 18 remain accompanied by an adult at all times.

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