You’ll have so much fun you won't realize how much you're learning when you visit the Kirby Science Discovery Center! With more than 100 interactive, hands-on exhibits, the KSDC offers an incredible array of fun and educational activities for all ages. There’s always something new to see and do, from exploring space to learning about tornadoes, from rock climbing to making music and movies.

Current Exhibits

With over 100 interactive exhibits, the Kirby Science Discovery Center offers an incredible array of fun and educational activities!



With a 60-foot wide, four-story screen and eight rocking channels of digital sound through 24 speakers in the Wells Fargo CineDome, you’ll be right in the middle of the action with stellar visuals as you experience educational movies.

Birthday Parties

Have your next birthday party at the Washington Pavilion and choose your own birthday learning adventure.


Information for teachers and leaders planning field trips to the Pavilion, seeking special events for their students or Pavilion-On-The-Go outreach opportunities for their classrooms.

STEAM Opportunities

Your destination for STEAM education, where tomorrow’s scientists, engineers and artists play and learn today. Your Washington Pavilion is now better than ever with STEAM educational opportunities around every corner.