Roper Mountain Science Center

Roper Mountain Science Center’s mission is to ignite the natural curiosity of all learners to explore and shape their world. Located just off of I-385 at Roper Mountain Road, Roper Mountain contains an array of state-of-the-art educational facilities on its 62-acre campus.

Visitors experience the latest in explorative STEM education through interactive exhibits and several hands-on activities. Families can attend numerous events throughout the year including Friday Starry Nights, Afternoon Explorations, Summer Adventure, Laser Days Of Summer, Summer Exploration Camps, and seasonal holiday laser shows. Roper Mountain provides the opportunity to explore, imagine and grow as a learner of any age.

Roper Mountain Science Center is only open to the public for select events throughout the year due to the facility serving students during the school day, Mondays through Fridays. The Environmental Science Building, Dinosaur Adventure Trail, Butterfly Gardens, and Wildwood are open to the public Tuesdays - Fridays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. during the school year. For more information, visit

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Feb 08 2023 - May 12 2023

February 08

Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday until May. 12 2023

Continue your learning and explorations at Roper Mountain Tuesdays through Fridays from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. from Sept. 13 through May 13. While visiting, you can check out: The...

Roper Mountain Science Center



Feb 10 2023 - Mar 17 2023

February 10

Recurring weekly on Friday until Mar. 17 2023

Join Roper Mountain for a night under the stars in the Hooper Planetarium with a 360° full immersion dome, 4K projection, state-of-the-art lighting, dynamic 5.1 surround sound...

Roper Mountain Science Center

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