Sci-Port Discovery Center

Sci-Port Discovery Center

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Did you know our summer camp partner Sci-Port Discovery Center has a fun, half-day summer camp for your little kids? The Itty Bitty Scientists Camp is designed for your 3-5-year-old kids and runs each week until August. The camps sell out each week, so make sure to register in advance. When your elementary kids come to one of our morning camps, their younger siblings can come at the same time! Find out more at https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/itty-bitty-scientists-summer-camps-240249
Our second week of sold out LEGO camps with Sci-Port Discovery Center has started! This week’s theme is Jurassic 🦕 Dinosaurs. Lots of big, moving, technical LEGO Dino models to come. If your kids are builders or love hands on STEM activities, take a look at upcoming camps!
We love Sundays. It's a day for family and friends and the opportunity to take a deep breath before the work week returns. Rhino Coffee in the beautiful Lofts at 624 Texas Street is a perfect place to let all the tension of the prior week just flow out. We're pretty sure scientific studies have proven that anxiety and stress cannot survive at a table topped with fresh coffee and a pastry (and maybe an old-timey newspaper). 😁 Rhino is open today until 5 pm. Breakfast is always a great option at Rhino, but BRUNCH is on the menu today at both The Re*****on Suite Hotel & Spa, 220 Travis, 9-noon, and Fatty Arbuckles under the Texas St. Bridge, noon-4. Also at noon in the Red River District is the official kick-off to a week of ⭐️ JUNETEENTH ⭐️celebrations! Craig Events & Artipsy Presents: Freedom Brunch N Paint Official Juneteenth Kickoff runs from noon- 3 pm. Since you will be in the 'art' mood after the brunch, it will be the perfect time to walk to Big Sun Studios, 619 Edwards St., to see the great exhibit up now featuring the photography of Veronica 'Ron' Brown & the awesome abstract works of artist Ben Ware. Free admission. Sci-Port Discovery Center on the riverfront is the place to be if the kiddos love GAMES. GamePort features all kinds of interactive and educational (and fun) opportunities, (9-5). The Shreveport Aquarium just up the Clyde Fant Parkway is steadily adding to their collection of fascinating sea creatures. If you haven't been there in a while, it's time to go back! (10-5). Blow a piece of art for yourself or a loved one today at Sanctuary Glass Studio, 421 Lake St., (1-5) or High Gravity Glassworks, 1200 Marshall St. (noon- 5). MAVERICK is on the big screen at Robinson Film Center, and they have also welcomed the horror thriller, WATCHER. You can feel both the need for speed and for fear in one place! Minicine?, 846 Texas Ave., does it yet again with Adam Goodwin, Sebastian Figuero and Ivy Woods Numero Tres, 7:30-9:30, $5 donation. Minicine's events are ALWAYS the ones you will talk about the next day!! Shreveport Water Works Museum/ Shreveport Railroad Museum are both OPEN 💧🚂today,(12-4) Free Admission. It's going to be a great day! We hope you have a wonderful, happy, safe day and we'll see you downtown!
Our Summer RISE Pathways students had some special visitors this week!

Sci-Port Discovery Center came out and showed Fairview Alpha students how to become plant and wildlife biologists. Guides from Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site also stopped by Provencal to show students pelts, flints, toys, and other items from the 1700s.

Thank you to our amazing visitors for providing these experiences to our Summer RISE students!

Thank you Sci-Port Discovery Center for hosting our Diplomat luncheon today. Congrats to Cam Feightner on receiving Diplomat of the Month!!
Today is going to be a BIG day- a wonderful start to a beautiful, long weekend. Here's some help in figuring out what to do. (There's so much!) Sci-Port Discovery Center's GAMEPORT kicks off its run today. The kids LOVE it- so many new and fun activities for them. 38 years of fun and crawfish- Mudbug Madness #38 starts TODAY 💥 and rolls through Sunday. Rebirth Brass Band appears tonight in the Red River District at A Louisiana Friday Night feat. Rebirth Brass Band at Fatty Arbuckles. Soul of the City weekend kicks off at Lake Street Bar, 315 Lake Street, with three solid nights of music, dance and entertainment. Tonight “Soul of the City Series” presents After 7 Premium After Work Affair with Eddie Spencer. COMEDY 😆tonight at The Missing Link, 504 Texas St., with Comedy Club VII starting at 8:30 pm and going until. Love ART? 🖌🎨Catch the opening Artist Reception for Adena Helm - "Authenticity, Masks, and Self Portraits" at The Agora Borealis, 421 Lake St. at 4:30-6:30. Jeezy and K. Michelle are at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium tonight, tickets are still available. TOP GUN MAVERICK returns to the air and the big screen at Robinson Film Center today (Downton Abbey is on screen 2), it's Blind Tiger Shreveport's 30th anniversary- drop by for a meal and to say Happy Birthday! 🎁 Don't forget ALL the other places downtown for great eats- https://downtownshreveport.com/restaurants/ Have a great Friday and a safe weekend, and we'll see you downtown.
We don't have a summer camp for pre-K kids but our summer camp partner Sci-Port Discovery Center has a GREAT camp called “Itty Bitty Scientist Camp” starting in June. Your big kids can build with us and their younger siblings can explore Sci-Port!
Follow this link for more info! 
So excited to be at the Shreve Memorial Library at LSUS with Sci-Port Discovery Center and Challenge Island for the Book Festival Come build with us and see R.L. Stein!
Fourth graders had a blast exploring the world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics during their field trip to Sci-Port Discovery Center today! 💡
Kids love hands-on learning and so do we – that’s why we proudly supported the launch of an interactive wall mural in Shreveport's Sci-Port Discovery Center’s Creative Energy Space. Through vibrant illustrations on this one-of-kind mural, visitors will learn how our natural gas operations and processes power their daily lives. The creative space will allow the center to continue to bring innovative programs and exhibits to the public through STEM classes, after-school activities, birthday parties and more.
One of the parts of my job that I love the most is talking to our city’s young people. This week I got to speak to dozens of Caddo Parish Public Schools best and brightest about the importance of higher education, Shreveport’s growing workforce, and growth in our great city. It was part of a STEAM event hosted by Marvkevea's Learning Center , and Sci-Port Discovery Center. I can’t wait to see what this generation will contribute to our city!
Ok..we heard you mommas! Reading is important and prizes for reading is even better! Adults are in too with super cool prizes! Check out our boards! Thank you to all the businesses who are being a part of this community effort of literacy! The Thrifty Peanut Book & Media WarehouseLowder Baking CompanySouthernmaid DonutsDripp DonutsFit4Mom Shreveport-BossierBaskin-Robbinsfrios gourmet popsRaising Cane'sSugarwalk PopcornChick-fil-ARoyalty Sweet Shoppe, LLCMy Spa My WayModere North AmericaJolley MarketBellaFlyLexPlantNothing Bundt CakesSplashkingdom Water parkSci-Port Discovery [email protected]

Sci-Port is now managed by the non-profit organization Red River STEM. The contact information for Red River STEM is:

J. E. Pierson, Jr. P. O.

Sci-Port Discovery Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science, and technology. Drawer 1126
Shreveport, LA 71163-1126

Email: [email protected]

Direct Line: 318-934-0202

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At our Free Day on June 19th, there will also be an opportunity to learn about our partnership and attend a special presentation from the All of Us Research Program. All of Us is a precision medicine-based program that is dedicated to finding proper healthcare for everyone. More information is available at https://bit.ly/joinall-of-us

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What would you build in Lego Minecraft?!

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Comment below your guess of what dinosaur species this fossil belonged to!

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Want to be a star in a rock band? No experience necessary! Work with local, award-winning musicians, Amanda Tamaccio and Corey Bissell, as they teach you the science behind the music. Sign up now, limited spots available! https://loom.ly/mEizdzc

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Get out to Sci-Port for STEM Saturday on June 18 from 11am - 2pm! Sponsored by Calumet Specialty Products Partners, we will be providing hands-on interactive activities for students K-12 to teach them about all about chemical engineering! The first 65 participants will receive FREE admission while general admission is $8 for this event.

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Sci-Port Discovery Center

Did you catch us on KTAL yesterday? If not watch it here! https://loom.ly/Sx3zy7s

Sci-Port Discovery Center Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport put a lot of work into their programs and exhibits to make sure not only are they educational, but that they are also fun and engaging for participants. We b…

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The classic game arcade is a throwback to the 80s and 90s!

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Transmission is one of our more challenging adventures at the Adventures of Intrigue. Can you decipher the codes left behind from WWII through a series of radio transmission from a soldier that has gone off to war?

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Step into the Nerf Range and see how many aliens you can knock down!

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Shows at the Demonstration Theater happen Wednesday-Sunday at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm & 4 pm! Be sure to catch it at your next Sci-Port visit!

06/06/2022

Calling all gamers, GamePort is the place to be! From classic games to coding challenges and more, GamePort will STEMulate and entertain people of all ages. Get your tickets today! https://loom.ly/P2Aod4U

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Look out!🦉 Have you spotted all the birds hidden in the Gallery of Intrigue?

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PoP is our favorite place to be this Summer!😎

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Grab a partner and battle it out on Sonic Beat The Buzzer!

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Make your way to Sci-Port today for Pokémon Geaux! Admission is $10 just for today which includes Sci-Port, GamePort, and IMAX Theater (Adventures of Intrigue excluded). Catch 'em all!

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Get ready for tomorrow! Here are some Pokémon tips and tricks so you can catch 'em all! https://loom.ly/Z3gBWRc

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Our friend Mister wanted to say Happy Friday! You can find him in the Southern Hills Animal Hospital in PoP Children's Museum!

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Share your favorite rare shiny Pokémon with us!

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Want to be a star in a rock band? No experience necessary! Work with local, award-winning musicians, Amanda Tamaccio and Corey Bissell, as they teach you the science behind the music. Sign up now, limited spots available! https://loom.ly/mEizdzc

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Did you know there are Pokémon stops inside Sci-Port?! Come catch 'em all with us this Saturday!

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Sci-Port admission is $10 per person Saturday June 4! Join us from 9AM - 5PM while we catch 'em all and Streetcar Snoballs will be there to keep you cool!🍧

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Sci-Port Discovery Center is Pokémon Geaux headquarters on Saturday, June 4!

Dia Nacional de Pokemon Go ⋆ 318latino El Día Nacional de Pokémon Go se llevará a cabo el 4 de junio en Sci-Port Discovery Center actuando como la sede de encuentro.

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Calling all Pokémon trainers and enthusiasts! Join us for “Pokémon Geaux” on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Downtown Shreveport has one of the most concentrated areas of Pokémon stops and some may even appear inside Sci-Port!
Sci-Port admission will be $10 per person on this special day which includes Sci-Port, GamePort, and the IMAX Theater (excludes Adventures of Intrigue). Complimentary bottled waters will be available for guests while supplies last.

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What adventure will you solve?

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Happy Memorial Day from Sci-Port Discovery Center.

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In the Gallery of Intrigue you can transport yourself back to Shreveport's founding days!

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Happening now at GamePort! Virtual reality until 4:00 PM. Free parking on Lake Street.

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Save at 300+ museums and science centers when you're a Sci-Port member! Learn more about the ASTC Travel Passport Program https://loom.ly/45SH_cQ

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Headed to Sci-Port this weekend? Several streets are closed for Mudbug Madness, but you can park for FREE at the Lake Street lot.

05/26/2022

It's National Paper Airplane Day! Build your own paper airplane and test it in the flight testing station!

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LEGO Minecraft at GamePort: Build your favorite world or create something new!

05/24/2022

Pinball, Checkers or Tic Tac Toe? 🏆 These classics are all waiting for you at GamePort!

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Our Story

Sci-Port Discovery Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center which includes a Science and Space Center (LSSC), Power of Play (PoP) Children’s Museum, and Louisiana’s only IMAX® Dome Theatre.

Sci-Port includes over 200 hands-on exhibits, interactive programs and demonstrations and the Sawyer Space Dome Planetarium. PoP is a kid-sized Shreveport-Bossier where kids ages 8 and under can learn through the power of play. The IMAX® Dome Theatre immerses guests in award-winning films through state-of-the-art technology.

Center accolades include Best Science Attraction for Kids in Louisiana, Attraction of the Year in Louisiana, and one of Parents magazine top ten science centers in the nation. Sci-Port is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, the Association of Children’s Museums and the LA Space Consortium. The Center is located at 820 Clyde Fant Parkway on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. For information regarding hours, IMAX® showings or special programs, call (318) 424-3466 or visit sci-port.org.

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820 Clyde Fant Parkway
Shreveport, LA
71101

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General admission is $12/person.
IMAX admission is $8/person per film. Visit www.sci-port.org to learn more about the center.
Please call 318 424 3466 or email [email protected] to inquire about group visits.

Opening Hours

Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

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