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Playing with Light

May 17, 2024 - January 6, 2025

Lights, lasers, and lenses!  

Manipulate 20,000 LEDs, shake your own hand, paint with light, bounce laser beams, freeze your shadow, and so much more in OMSI’s newest exhibit. Immerse yourself in the technology and wonders of light in Playing with Light!

Don’t miss your chance to see this interactive exhibit. Reserve your tickets today!

Ticket Information

Playing with Light + Museum Admission

Your museum admission ticket includes access to Playing with Light!

Adult (14+) $19.00
Senior (63+)
Youth (3-13)
Infant (Under 3 years)

Ticket reservations required for all ages.

Playing with Light Member Pricing

OMSI members receive complimentary admission to Playing with Light!

Questions about OMSI’s accessibility programs? Learn More

Your ticket also provides entry to OMSI’s permanent exhibit halls, including Turbine Hall, Science Playground, and the Natural Sciences Hall. For more in-depth science fun, be sure to check out one of OMSI’s four science labs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What dates and hours are the museum and this temporary feature exhibit open?

Playing with Light is scheduled to be on view from May 17, 2024 through January 6, 2025. Regular hours are 9:30am-5:30pm Tuesday-Friday & Sunday. Saturday hours are 9:30am-7:00pm. Please see our What’s On Calendar for the most up-to-date information including special holiday and school break hours.

How long does it take to see the exhibit?

Individual visit times will vary, but most guests can anticipate spending 30 to 45 minutes viewing Playing with Light. There is no time limit within the exhibit, and guests may enjoy it for as long as the museum is open.

Is photography permitted in the exhibit?

Photography is allowed in Playing with Light.

Are food and drink permitted in the exhibit?

Food or drink are not permitted in the exhibit hall.

Can I bring my stroller into the exhibit if I have young children with me?

Yes. Strollers are permitted inside the exhibit.

Are electric mobility devices allowed in the exhibit?

Personal mobility devices are permitted in the exhibit; however, OMSI-provided electric carts are not permitted within the exhibition.

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