Free Admission to Great Lakes Science Center on MLK Jr Day 2016

Great Lakes Science Center to offer
free admission on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
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The Great Lakes Science Center invites the community to come downtown and enjoy a day of free general admission from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, January 18, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Guests can get hands-on with science on the Science Phenomena floor and try out dozens of interactive stations from forming a tornado to testing the speed of their fastest pitch.
In the NASA Glenn Visitor Center, guests can examine a real Apollo Skylab 3 Command Module and learn how astronauts live and work in space.

Kids age 7 and younger will especially have a ball in the Polymer Funhouse with plenty of room for them to climb and explore.

Investigate biomedical technology in the BioMedTech Gallery. Control a robotic prosthetic arm, explore the inside of a stomach with an endoscopic camera and become a doctor in the Virtual Clinic.

Special programming for the day will include:


Capsule Chat (NASA Glenn Visitor Center, Level 1)
11 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.
Join us for an informal chat about the Apollo Command Module and the Skylab mission.
Bubblemania (Level 2)
11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., noon, 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3 p.m.,3:30 p.m., 4 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

(Level 1)

11:15 a.m. Wild Weather
12:15 p.m. CryoBlast Big Science Show
1:15 p.m. Wild Weather
2:15 p.m. Blow Out Big Science Show
3:15 p.m. Wild Weather
4:15 p.m. Strange Science Big Science Show

Under Pressure (Level 1)
11:45 a.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:45 p.m.

Electric Madness Big Science Show 
11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.
Energize It! 
12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
After you check out the Science Center, be sure to visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum next door. The Rock Hall is also offering free general admission on January 18 with a full day of special programming. For more information, visit

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