Members-Only Back-to-School Show & Tell
Thursday, August 6 • 5:30-7:30 p.m.

You've been busy over the summer, and so have we! Join us for a sampling of what we have in store for this coming year.
  • See Brassica rapa, a fast-growing plant that demonstrates the laws of genetics.
  • Interact with our new anatomy models.
  • Explore simple machines, break down white light with prisms and more!

These new additions are designed to stimulate the imagination and complement existing programs and exhibits. They have been made possible by Beaird Family Foundation, Benteler Steel/Tube, the Community Foundation and members like you!

Science Center, Gift Shop and Galaxy Café will be open.  See plans for our new Children’s Museum- POP!

Adventures in Robotics
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
1-4 p.m.
Free with Center admission

Delve into the exciting world of robotics every second and fourth Sunday at Sci-Port. Learn programming skills with our LEGO EV3 robots and practice them using programming software, with Sci-Port staff guiding you as you explore at your own pace. For those not quite ready to make the plunge into programming, Sci-Port offers robotics challenges using remotely controlled LEGO NXT robots for varying skill-levels of robot-lovers.

Maker Family Workshop
Second Saturday of each month
Free with Center admission, Pre-registration suggested

This monthly workshop gives families the opportunity to engage in activities that challenge them to learn and employ new skills as they design and build a device based on a specific theme. Call (318) 424-3466 to register.

Made possible by the Grayson Foundation and Lego Children’s Fund.


Celebrate a Scientist -
August 15 & 16 ; Every third weekend of the month
Free with Center admission

Start your very own trading card collection and monthly tradition by being a part of Sci-Port’s Celebrate a Scientist series. On the third Saturday of each month, Sci-Port honors a scientist whose birthday falls in that month by providing hands-on science activities based around their research, as well as take-home Celebrate a Scientist trading cards. This series is perfect for budding scientists, children and grown-ups alike!

  Itty Bitty Scientists: Little Learners
Wednesdays 11 a.m. & Noon
Free with Center admission

Part of our Itty Bitty Scientists series, Little Learners is fun, hands-on science for toddlers and pre-schoolers age 2-5
and their grownups. Little Learners gather in a group to read a story, complimented by interacted activities that follow. Each week,
children focus on developing skills like color and shape recognition, counting, and motor skills.

Each session lasts 30 - 45 minutes and takes place in the Franks Foundation Solarium.

Made possible by the Grayson Foundation and Community Foundation of North Louisiana.

DeSoto Days
First Saturday of every month
Made possible by the DeSoto Parish Police Jury

Residents of DeSoto Parish will have free admission to Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center’s permanent exhibit galleries on the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Visitors must show proof of residency in DeSoto Parish to receive free admission. Admission to Sci-Port includes access to over 290 hands-on exhibits, daily interactive programs and demonstrations and the Dayna and Ronald L. Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. Access to Sci-Port’s current traveling exhibit may incur a small upcharge, which typically applies to all general visitors.

Wonderful Wednesdays
First Wednesday of every month

Enjoy $3 admission to Sci-Port's Discovery Areas, Space Center and Space Dome Planetarium! Please present your proof of Caddo Parish or Bossier City residence to the Visitor Services desk.
  • September - May, discount applies all day.
  • June - August, discount is available from 9 a.m. - Noon.
  • IMAX® tickets may be purchased at discounted rate of $6 each.

Sponsored by the Caddo Parish Commission and Bossier City Council.

Golden Days Matinee
We're not just your grandkids' science center!

Sci-Port is now offering discounted programming in the afternoons for senior adults. Our new Golden Days Matinee program will feature an IMAX® film screening, access to all Discovery Areas, 10% discount in our gift shop and a small variety of card and board games to play, all for $9 per person. Call (318) 424-8660 to book your group! 


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Contact Info

Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center
820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

Main Line: (318) 424-3466
Toll free: 1-877-SCIPORT (1-877-724-7678)
Fax: (318) 222-5592

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