Mid-America Science Museum is Arkansas largest hands-on science center and the states first Smithsonian Affiliate. With over 100 engaging, hands-on exhibits that explore the wonders of energy, matter, life and perception, the Museum seeks to spark curiosity and enhance scientific understanding through inquiry, observational skills and discovery learning. Experience Underground Arkansas, Energy Island, the Virtual Reality Simulator, and much, much more!
The Museum is also home to the world's most powerful conical Tesla Coil - officially designated in 2007, by Guinness World Records. Daily shows of its 1.5 million volts of electricity can be seen in "Caged Lightning," along with a hair-raising adventure on the Van De Graaff Generator.
Located on a heavily wooded, 21-acre site, the 50,000 square-foot building is an architectural wonder, connected by a glass-encased catwalk over a running stream.
Memorial Day - Labor Day, open daily 10:00 a.m. - 6 p.m. Other months: Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. March: Open on Mondays.