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Play every day.

Science Playground is for children from birth to age 6 and their families.

OMSI Members visit Science Playground for free. Come as often as you like!

The Climber

Move your body! Climbing to new places helps young scientists see and learn new things. Can you find your way to the top?

Water Area

Splash! Drip! Discover! Use tools to pour, measure, and change the flow.

Infant and Toddler Space

Designed just right for the developing senses and science skills of babies and those needing gentler movement.

Rotating Experiences

Come see what we’re doing! This area changes every few months.

Discovery Lab

Explore our weekly experiments and develop your skills as a scientist.


Two family bathrooms, an ADA restroom, a quiet room, seating, and storage make a visit to Science Playground comfortable for scientists of all ages.