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Welcome to the

Rockville Science Center

The Rockville Science Center is an interactive space for ALL AGES to come and experience hands-on learning and connect with the scientific community. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and are sustained by grants from the City of Rockville and other local entities, sponsorships from area scientific organizations and donations from our visitors.

Some of the programs we offer include:

  • Classes (afterschool, daytime, and weekends)

  • Summer Camps

  • Rocketry, robotics, and drone teams

  • FIRST LEGO League teams

  • STEM Scouts

  • Lecture Series

  • Weekday Outings

  • Chess Club

  • Math Club

We also run a number of special events throughout the year:

  • Rockville Science Day (April 21, 2024)

  • Watch Parties

  • Planetarium Exhibits

  • Social Events


Our programs operate out of two spaces, both conveniently located in Rockville Town SquareMost of our classes are run from our storefront location at 36C Maryland Ave, Rockville. We also have a makerspace at 33F Maryland Ave, right across the street. Want to know more? Contact us!

kids using paint spinner


The mission of the Rockville Science Center

is to inspire a passion for lifelong exploration

of science for our diverse community.

Through our programs, and our interactive

science center, we work to cultivate a sense of inquiry, discovery, wonder and understanding of the scientific foundations

of everyday life.

A Place for All Ages

The joy of learning and discovery isn't limited

to the young. The Rockville Science Center

offers programs for all ages from

elementary school-age children

to senior citizens. 

Come explore with us! 

adults on a field trip
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