Portland Science Center Announces Second Exhibit Starting in Late January

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Matt Stone, Marketing, for Portland Science Center, 68 Commercial Street.

Matt Stone, Director of Sales,  Portland Science Center, 68 Commercial Street.

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 2,505)

The Portland Science Center  has announced its second exhibit will be introduced late next month.  The new exhibit will be  two-pronged:   The first is:  “Space:  A Journey to Our Future.”  The second is a “Robot Zoo.” The Portland Science Center is located at 68 Commercial Street, the Maine Wharf, on the Portland waterfront.

The current exhibit, Body Worlds, ends on January 3, 2016.  The exhibit which began over Labor Day 2015 has been very successful said Matt Stone, Director of Sales, for the Science Center. Forty-five thousand people have visited the Center this fall with 9,000 of those students.

Robot Zoo is intended to be a learning experience for children.  The exhibit will teach children how animals work – including their internal mechanisms. The space exhibit will feature moon and mars rocks that the public can touch.  One moon rock that the public can not touch was brought back to earth  by one of the US astronauts.

The Portland Science Center is located in the same building as  Casco Bay Arts which recently had its grand opening and SCALES a new restaurant owned by Dana Street and Sam Haywood.  It’s expected to open sometime early next year.

The Center is open seven days a week.  For details on group rates, please contact Matt at: groups@portlandsciencecenter.com  Tickets may be purchased at the Center or visit PortlandScienceCenter.com

1 thought on “Portland Science Center Announces Second Exhibit Starting in Late January

  1. My husband and I are interested in the Robot Zoo. We’d love to take our grands. Is there more info on prices and times? Thank you, Patty T.

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