In addition to our hands-on exhibits, the Science Center offers several attractions to optimize your visit! Tickets can be purchased at the Box Office or with cash at the attractions.
High Wire Bicycle
Location: 3rd Floor, Mark Taper Foundation Sky Court
Defy the laws of gravity! Ride a bicycle across the one-inch cable 43 feet above the ground, and experience a thrilling lesson in physics. The force of gravity on the attached counterweight offsets your weight so you don't fall, demonstrating the law of "center of gravity." (Tickets available for purchase at the box office and at the ride. Riders must wear fully enclosed shoes that fit securely and will not slip off; Minimum height: 4’4”; Maximum Weight: 200 lbs). Operating Hours: 10:00am to 4:30pm daily. *Line closes at 4:15pm.
Locations: 2nd Floor, near entrance to Creative World
Our multisensory motion-based simulators make you part of the action. These involved learning experiences have themes from the Air and Space Gallery and a variety of interesting science topics. Groups, families and individuals are welcome on the simulator, and rides start every few minutes. (Tickets are available for purchase at the Box Office and at the ride. Riders should be in good physical health and not suffer from dizziness or claustrophobia.)
Ecology Cliff Climb
Location: 2nd Floor, near entrance to Ecosystems
Scale a sheer rock wall when you buckle in and ascend the Cliff Climb, the new 23-foot high rock-climbing wall at the Science Center. An auto-belay (no drop) system keeps climbers safe during this challenging, gripping climb to the top. (Tickets are available for purchase at the Box Office or at the wall. Climbers must wear closed toed shoes that fit securely; Minimum height: 3’2”; Maximum Weight: 200 lbs). Operating Hours: 10:00am to 4:30pm daily. *Line closes at 4:15pm.