Street Address
1237 E Main Sp C-8
Carbondale, IL 62901
Mailing Address
1237 E Main Space C-8
Carbondale, IL 62901
Hours
Closed on Mondays- January through November.
Monday - Thursday10 AM - 6 PM
Friday - Saturday10 AM - 7 PM
Sunday12 PM - 5:30 PM
Admissions
3.50 Per person,
Children 3 and under admitted free.
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Pamela Madden, Executive Director
phone: 618-529-5431

Description

The Science Center of Southern Illinois (TSCOSI) was founded in 1992 and opened to the public in 1994. TSCOSI is a 501(c)3 non-for-profit organization funded through donations, admissions, grants and gift shop sales. The Science Center is designed for children ages 3 to 13 and their families. The science museum features several interactive hands-on exhibits dealing with a variety of basic concepts of science, which entice the user to ask questions of themselves and the world around them.

Mission

TO PROMOTE A BETTER UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF THE BASIC CONCEPTS OF SCIENCE THROUGH HANDS-ON EXPERIENCES.

Educational Programs

Teacher Workshops, over 50 outreach programs delivered to schools, after-school, during school and special events. A session is 1 hour and most area schools can get programs starting at $80.

    Governance

    501(C)3 Not for profit governed by a volunteer Board of Directors

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: No

    Publications

    Our DISCOVER/US Newsletter goes out four times a year to members and other interested parties.

      ADA

      Wheelchair Accessible