Science Education Center

Science Saturdays

On the third Saturday of every month from 1 PM - 5 PM visitors are welcome to drop in and experience the LIGO Science Education Center's Science Saturdays.  These events are FREE.  We offer tours of the control room (weather permitting), lobby activities, and approximately 50 interactive science exhibits.  We welcome individuals and small groups.  If your group is greater than 15 people, then we ask that you let us know in advance by filling out a public tour request form.

Tours are typically given every 30 minutes.

Last tour of the day is at 4:00.

The exhibit hall is open 1 PM - 5 PM.

Each Science Saturday focuses on a specific science topic, and activities in the lobby focus on that topic.

Science Saturday Exhibit Hall

A family enjoys the exhibit hall during Science Saturday

Upcoming Science Saturdays

August 17th - Swing into Science

September 21st - Magnificent Mirrors

October 19th - Fabulous Fall

November 16th - Engineering Design

December 21st  - Year in Review



Science Saturday Lobby

Enjoying a Squishy Circuit activity in the Lobby