The Edgerton Explorit Center was founded in 1995 to instill and nurture in all people the joy of scientific discovery and exploration through hands-on learning experiences following the legacy of Dr. Harold "Doc" Edgerton, MIT professor and inventor. The Edgerton Explorit Center inspires kids age 2 to 92 through exciting activities and state-of-the-art programming. In the past few years, with the support of our members and benefactors, the EEC has launched Edgerton on the Move to bring science on the road to elementary aged students of Nebraska. This program offers a variety of dynamic Outreach Programs in addition the Center, Exhibits, Camps, Tours, Activities and Special Events bringing science to students across Nebraska and national recognition to the EEC and its tremendous staff of science educators for creative programming.

Edgerton Explorit Center: Rates and Information

Hours: Monday - Saturday from 9:00 to 4:00. Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00. Group tours are available Monday - Friday by reservation. General Admission: $8.25 per person Children under 2 years of age free Group rate: $7.00 per person group rate - Fee applies to groups of 10 of more - Reservations required - Includes two 30-minute demonstrations - Each additional demonstration or labs - $2.00/per person additional Group Tour Information: *Duration - 2 to 3 hours. Two 30-minute science demonstrations are provided in addition to "Explorit Zone" time. *Duration time may be extended. Additional activities and fees will be applicable.


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