The Lab

12/06/2017, 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Weekly on Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Free With Admission map


What to Expect

Tuesday–Friday, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sunday–Saturday, 10:30am–4:30pm
Visit The Lab exhibit page.

Jan 30–Feb 4 — Floating and Sinking
Explore how objects float or sink. Use your best engineering skills to tackle the problem of buoyancy.

Feb 6–Feb 11 — Surface Tension
Break into this week’s lab that is all about surface tension! Discover how some animals can walk across water, and test to see if you can help water defy gravity.

Feb 13–Feb 18 — Glowing Oceans
Dive into a week of ocean experiments in The Lab! Play and learn with the glowing creatures of the deep sea.

Feb 20–Feb 25 — Ocean Acidification — Scientist Saturday
Join us as we explore how Earth’s atmosphere affects the ocean and its creatures.

  • On Saturday we will have scientists from Duke join us to facilitate and talk to guests about their research in Oceanography.


Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!