The Clay Center's Avampato Discovery Museum houses two floors of hands-on science exhibits featuring more than 12,000 square feet of nonstop fun.

Click on the links below to get a detailed description of each science gallery.

A unique spin on a traditional theme, Milton Gardner’s Earth City explores earth science as you travel through an old-fashioned roadside attraction.


This versatile space hosts a variety of hands-on, interactive traveling science exhibits throughout the year.


Health Royale provides a unique approach to health science.  Explore health and wellness as you stretch an intestine, guess the x-ray and mimic interesting body noises!

Exclusively for children five and under and their special grown-ups, Kidspace is designed to cater to the needs, cognitive growth and interests of young children.

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