Adventures in Robotics
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month
1-4 PM
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.

Jurassic Week
June 8-14
Free with Center admission

It’s all about dinosaurs at Sci-Port for Jurassic Week, in honor of the premiere of blockbuster film Jurassic World. Explore reptilian anatomy with an anole dissection, make your own fossil, and go on a dinosaur safari as you discover dinosaur species hidden around the Science Center. Dino-lovers will not want to miss the prehistoric adventures at Sci-Port during Jurassic Week!


  Maker Family Workshop
June 13 - 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.

  Father’s Day at Sci-Port
June 20-21
Free with Center admission
Free admission for fathers with child's paid admission

Discover the science of Father’s Day at Sci-Port! Explore aerodynamics and spend some time with Dad while you play paper airplane golf on a course that winds throughout the Science Center. Then learn about polymers and fish ecology when you use plastisol to create your very own fishing lure that will be sure to attract the biggest fish — and bring a smile to Dad on Father’s Day.

  Itty Bitty Scientists: Little Learners
Wednesdays 3:30 PM (Jan. 7–May 27, 2015)
Wednesdays beginning June 3, 11 AM
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.

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 AM - 5 PM. 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 10 AM - 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

Sci-Port Staff

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