Open Daily:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Current Time:
4:31 AM
Directions:
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 561-6100
KSCInfo@LouisvilleKY.gov
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week, 9:30AM-5PM. Save $3 when you purchase tickets at least 24 hours in advance.

Make Your Season

Make Your Season

Make the most of the holidays at Kentucky Science Center. Now through New Year’s Eve, we are your one-stop shop for family fun, with excitement around every corner. Join us and enjoy the return of our popular Who Forted engineering exhibit, family movie events, and more!

 

 

Who Forted

Use ordinary items in extraordinary ways as you explore engineering and design.
Now Open

Who Forted: An Engineering Challenge is a fan-favorite building experience that encourages guests to use ordinary items in extraordinary ways. Using found objects and abstract structures, guests can explore basic engineering, geometry, and design concepts as they create the perfect fort. Working together, the whole family can collaborate to build a play space as unique as you are.

Maker Days

Explore STEAM careers with talented local professionals, and learn about how you can translate your favorite Maker hobbies into the workforce.
November 18th and 19th

Polar Express Family Movie Night

All aboard for a magical holiday outing with your family at Kentucky Science Center!
SOLD OUT

All aboard for a magical holiday outing with your family at Kentucky Science Center! Grab your golden ticket and take a trip to the North Pole as you spend your evening watching the ever-popular holiday classic Polar Express in spectacular 3D. Activate your imagination and tickle your taste buds at our special liquid nitrogen ice cream bar. Don’t forget to stop by and take your picture with Frosty the Snowman for a treasured holiday keepsake that will last a lifetime.

Tickets include:

  • Showing of Polar Express 3D
  • Photo with Frosty
  • Liquid Nitrogen ice cream bar
  • Make your own hot cocoa bomb
  • Themed activity stations
  • Access to Kentucky Science Center exhibits

Time: 5:30-9:00PM

Workshop: Infinity Mirror Dioramas

Make an enchanted holiday themed diorama as you create an optical illusion using LEDs and mirrors.
December 3rd

Movie: Christmas Vacation

Things never go to plan when the Griswolds are involved.
December 9th

Workshop: Kintsugi Ornaments

Explore the process known as kintsugi in a unique way.
December 10th

Movie: Elf

Will Ferrell brings Christmas cheer in this modern holiday classic on the 4-story immersive screen.
December 16th and 18th

Workshop: Linocut Printmaking

Explore linoleum block printing as you use real tools to carve your design and create a reusable print block.
December 17th

Elf Family Movie Night

Share your family’s affinity for elf culture at the Kentucky Science Center!
December 17th

 

Share your family’s affinity for elf culture at the Kentucky Science Center! Travel through the seven levels of the candy cane forest and past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops, as you spend your evening watching the family holiday comedy, Elf, in our four-story digital theater. Tickle your taste buds at our special liquid nitrogen ice cream bar and activate your engineering skills as we explore the science behind the elves’ four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup. Create holiday memories that will last a lifetime.

Tickets include:

  • Showing of Elf
  • Keepsake photo opportunity
  • Liquid Nitrogen ice cream bar
  • Make your own elf house
  • Themed activity stations
  • Access to Kentucky Science Center exhibits

Time: 5:30-9:00PM
Member pricing: $20 adults/$25 children
Non-member pricing: $25 adults/$30 children

Movie: Polar Express 3D

Enjoy a beloved holiday classic in 3D on our 4-story immersive screen.
December 20th and 22nd

Noon Years

Ring in 2023 at the stroke of noon at our annual Noon Years party.
December 31st

Ring in 2023 at the stroke of noon at our annual Noon Years celebration. It’s the perfect New Year party for families who can’t stay up until midnight. Enjoy fun activity stations throughout the building and join in a countdown to welcome the Noon Year.

Time: 10AM-2PM

Included FREE with your general admission to Kentucky Science Center.