Join us for our fun-filled special event days throughout the year. Each day is full of family entertainment with themed science and art activities taking place throughout the day in addition to our three floors of art and science exhibits. All special family event day activities are included in the price of admission (which is free for members), exceptions are noted in descriptions.
Space Out Saturday
Saturday, June 7
noon – 4 pm
It’s out-of-this-world fun as you explore the cosmos with rocket launches, crater and comet demonstrations, astronaut lab, space “crafts” and much more! It’s a real blast!
Saturday, August 9
Noon – 4 pm
Shiver me timbers! It’s a day fit for all swashbuckling youngsters (and pirate-loving parents!) to visit the Clay Center for treasure galore! See our exciting Pirate Science show, go for the gold with an all new treasure hunt and learn to talk like a pirate at Pirate “School.” It’s also a perfect time to check out our “The Hunt for Treasure” exhibit in the Mylan Explore-atory. First 200 kids receive a pirate prize!