Seasonal & Temporary Exhibits

Explorer Express Train

All aboard! Open-air passenger cars take visitors on a scenic 12-minute ride; a relaxing and fun way to see the museum grounds.

GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes

The bicycle is an elegant example of basic science principles - forces and motion, energy, material science. Organized by Carnegie Science Center, we are proud to present GEAR UP: The Science of Bikes, a temporary exhibit that will run through 2019.


Make loads and loads of sudsy bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Experiment with how they are formed, the colors they produce, and their amazing properties. While you're having fun making all those bubbles, you'll learn about surface tension, evaporation and light reflection.

Animal & Science Discoveries

Every day at the museum there is a Science Discovery! Come have some science-fueled fun and learn cool facts about the world around you at this hands-on public program. Free with admission. Animal Discoveries offer an up-close look at one of resident wildlife and an in-depth session with a wildlife