The Da Vinci Science Center’s Grand Opening: Bringing Science to Life and Lives to Science in Allentown

Opening Date Announced for Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown

The Da Vinci Science Center is set to open in Allentown, Pennsylvania after two years of construction. Located at the PPL Pavilion in downtown Allentown, the center will offer interactive experiences for visitors from May 22. The new 67,000-square foot facility at Eighth and Hamilton streets will provide hands-on activities for visitors to engage in, according to a press release from the Da Vinci Science Center.

The City Center Gallery, an 8,000-square foot space within the center, will feature the first exhibit titled “Dinos Alive!”, focusing on dinosaurs. In addition to the exhibits, the center will also have classrooms, laboratories, and interactive workshops for visitors to enjoy and learn from. Executive Director and CEO, Lin Erickson, expressed excitement about welcoming the community to the Lehigh Valley’s new premier science center. The center’s mission is to bring science to life and lives to science, inspired by Leonardo da Vinci’s insatiable curiosity.

As part of the move from its current location at Cedar Crest College to the new location in Allentown, tickets for the new center will go on sale in mid-April. More information about the center and its offerings can be found on their website at Years of planning and hard work have led to this exciting new scientific experience for the community in Allentown.

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