Special Exhibitions

Limited Engagement Exhibitions

See special exhibitions on loan from major institutions worldwide. Explore topics such as science, technology, engineering, math and more. But hurry, these exhibitions are on view at Great Lakes Science Center for a limited time only.


Sports Arena
Now - September 5, 2016 

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Momentum, inertia, force and motion will all come together to explain the science behind sports! Experience the ways different sports require mobility, strength and stamina as you try out some of the world's favorite activities! Learn more.


Design Zone
October 1 2016 - January 2, 2017

What does it take to create an addictive and fun video game? How many beats per second does a DJ need to get bodies moving on the dance floor? What goes behind creating a roller coaster or skate park that produces the most fun and biggest thrills? Discover the secrets behind how video game developers, music producers, roller coaster designers and other creative problem solvers do what they do in Design Zone, opening October 1!