Events & Special Series

  Itty Bitty Scientists: Little Learners
Wednesdays 3pm (Jan. 7 - May 27, 2015) 
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.

  Star Party
Friday, January 23, 8 - 11 p.m.
Ages 13+ Members $8, Future Members $10 – Ages 12 and under $7 – Boy Scouts $10
IMAX®: Members $6, Future Members $9.50

Join us for a night amongst the stars! Led by Sci-Port's astrophysicist Greg Andrews, you'll learn about the constellations in the current night sky, with special emphasis on the prominent "Orion the Hunter" cluster. After your time learning in the planetarium, you may attend astronomy-themed activities throughout the Space Center and head to the Windham Family Rooftop Terrace. Here, you'll be guided in identifying celestial objects through telescopes.

IMAX® film Magnificent Desolation: Walking on the Moon will also be screened in our IMAX® Dome Theatre (please see above for additional charge). Special activities will be held for Boy Scouts.

Star gazing on the rooftop will still take place (in the planetarium) in the event of clouds or rain.

  Romance Under the Stars
Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:30-11pm

Spend this Valentine's Day under the stars for a romantic evening with your special someone at Sci-Port. Enjoy a candlelit three course meal as violinists serenade you and your fellow diners. Then stargaze on our rooftop terrace and experience the romance as you dance underneath the stars inside our Space Dome Planetarium.

This event sold out quickly last year, so reserve your table now to avoid disappointment for you and your valentine. Reservations end Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 6:30pm.

Tables cannot be guaranteed if reservations are not made prior to event. 40 tables available, prices vary by location. One table purchase includes tickets for 2 guests.

    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.

NOTE: For Saturday, March 7, DeSoto Days will be moved to Sunday, March 8 due to Sci-Port being closed for MSB.

    Wonderful Wednesdays
First Wednesday of every month

Caddo Parish and Bossier City residents 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 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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