Temporary Exhibitions

Toytopia: Opening October 17!

Discover the science of play and the importance of invention with some of the world’s most iconic toys, including a giant LEGO wall, a life-sized doll house, classic arcade games, an over-sized Etch-a-Sketch and more!


A T. rex named Sue: Opening October 17!

Don’t miss this replica of the world’s most complete T. rex skeleton! This casting from Chicago’s Field Museum is 42 feet long and 12 feet high and is 90 percent complete. The exhibit includes interactive stations about dinosaurs and paleontology. A great pairing with our Dinosaurs Alive! IMAX® film.


Nano: Now Open!

The Nano exhibit engages audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Hands-on activities present the basics of nanoscience and engineering, introduce real world applications, and explore the societal and ethical implications of this new technology. Learn more.  Educator guide.