Open Daily:
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Current Time:
12:28 AM
727 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 561-6100
Kentucky Science Center is open 7 days a week from 9:30AM – 5:00PM. Tickets can be purchased online.
Science Travels to You

Pulse of Surgery

Science Travels to You

Pulse of Surgery

Get an insider’s view of the OR by viewing a real-time heart surgery streamed to your location from U of L Health-Jewish Hospital. Pulse of Surgery is a one-of-a-kind experience that gives participants an up-close and personal view of the scope of careers in medicine, healthy living, and human physiology.

All Pulse of Surgery broadcasts begin at 9:00AM EST

Pulse of Surgery is made possible by

Note: Pulse of Surgery is a live, real-time surgery. There are occasions when a live surgery is unable to be scheduled for broadcast dates. In that unusual event, Kentucky Science Center will facilitate another Pulse of Surgery-related program.

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Grades 6-12 • No participant limit • 3 hours
  • Recorded Surgery
  • Live Surgery viewed at your site
  • Live Surgery viewed at Kentucky Science Center
    starts at $10/student

Pulse of Surgery 2023 Dates:

  • January 11th and 25th, 2023
  • February 1st, 15th, and 22nd
  • March 8th, 15th, and 22nd
  • April 19th and 26th
  • May 3rd and 10th


Kentucky Academic Standards:

KEHS 1.8.1, 1.8.3, 1.8.4, 1.8.5, 1.8.6, 1.8.8, 1.8.9, 1.12.1, 1.12.4, 1.12.5, 1.12.6, 1.12.9, 3.8.4, 3.12.4, 4.8.1, 6.8.3, 6.12.1, 7.8.1
KAS for Science MS-LS1-3, HS-LS1-2, HS-LSI-3