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.


The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!®
January 30 - April 24, 2016 

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Explore the real science behind the seemingly unbelievable - Robert Ripley's legendary collection of oddities, anomalies and fantastic feats. This highly interactive exhibition showcases the science of the extreme and unexpected. 


The Science of Ripley's Believe it or Not® is presented by: 

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Sports Arena
May 28 - 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! More information coming soon!