Imagine, Explore, Discover
Come and explore over 200 interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination. Every exhibit is a mini-experiment with information about what to DO at the station and the scientific explanation for what is happening. Bring the entire family! Young and old minds alike will discover science in the world around them. SciTech also offers group field trips, overnights, scout programs, birthday parties and day camps.
Events and News
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, SciTech offers free admission to active duty military.read more
Fox Motion Park at SciTech is open for the summer!read more
Enjoy the patriotic festivities throughout Aurora!read more
Explore the Aurora Regional Fire Museum, GAR Museum, and SciTech Hands On Museum on Thursday evening, July 13, 2017.read more
Join us on July 29, 2017 to prepare for the Great American Eclipse!read more
Open to wizardlings and muggles alike! Not included in the Harry Potter Fest tickets. General admission applies to this special event.read more
Extended Summer Hours
Tues–Fri: 10AM to 5PM
Saturdays: 10AM to 5PM
$8 General Public ages 4-59
$6 Military & Seniors 60+
Free for children ages 3 years and younger
Come and explore over 200 interactive STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) exhibits which inspire education and imagination.
- All visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- Groups over 10, please fill out our registration form on the Field Trips page.
- Groups over 20 are eligible for discounted admission and special programming. Questions? Call our Guest Services Team at 630-859-3434 ext. 210.
The Museum will be closed on the following Holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-26th
School Holidays: School is out but SciTech is open!
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday, Presidents’ Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day
18 West Benton Street Aurora, IL 60506| (P) 630-859-3434 | (Fax) 630-859-8692 SciTech 6 hour lot: Park at the city lot on the east side of building. Street parking: Street parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The north and south sides of Benton are now free three-hour parking from 8 am to 8 pm. Please move your car before 3 hours have passed.
All memberships include:
- 2 Guest Passes
- Discounted additional guest passes for $6
- Discounts on special events, SciTech programs, and Summer STEAM Camps
- 10% discount at SciTech’s STEAMMART
- 15% off Birthday Parties
- ASTC (Association of Science and Technology Centers) membership (Free or reduced admission to over 300 science centers worldwide)
- $100 for one year, $175 for two years
- Admission for 5 Family Members.
Family Plus Membership ($125): Same as above PLUS
- 15% discount at SciTech’s gift shop
- 15% off Birthday Parties and Camps
- ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) membership (50% off general admission- for up to 6 people to 200 museums in North America including 15 in Illinois!)
Deluxe Family Membership ($200): Same as above PLUS
- Admission for 10 Family Members
- 5 Guest Passes (valid for 1 year)
Planning a field trip? Have a group larger than 20 people? Our Discovery Day page will help you plan your group visit to SciTech. Add on a lab or demo to make your trip truly memorable!read more
SciTech Hands On Museum will bring the STARLAB to you! With wide-range programming the STARLAB is a great supplement to your current school curriculum.read more
Let SciTech Hands On Museum host your party in your own private room! In addition to access to over 200 exhibits for you and your guests, our party specialists will help you choose a theme for your favorite scientist or engineer and will complete your experience with food, drinks, goody bags or even a lab investigation!read more
Bring some excitement back to your students and families! Our scientists will deliver interactive STEAM experiences right to your door. From interactive demonstrations and tables to labs, Scout classes and our homemade wind tunnel, enjoy all that SciTech has to offer in the comfort of your own venue.read more
Complete your requirements in one of our Scout Workshops, Twilight Adventures, STEM Sleepovers or Scouts2Go!read more