Enjoy a bonanza of April events at McWane packed with robotics, caves + more

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Robotics for the win. Photo via McWane Science Center

Move like a robot. Venture into an underwater cave. Watch a movie on a mega IMAX screen. There’s just one spot in Birmingham where you can do all of these things and it’s at McWane Science Center. For adventure and discovery for all ages and stages, check out these events happening only at McWane this April. Purchase your tickets in advance.

Discover the world’s amazing caves at the IMAX

Did you know Alabama is known for having more caves than any other state in the country? Consider me impressed. Because McWane is so stoked about these awe-inspiring, natural wonders, they’ll be playing Journey into Amazing Caves at the IMAX Theater beginning Thursday, April 2.

During the film, follow along with paleoclimatologist Dr. Gina Moseley and her team of cave explorers as they go on an adventure to discover some of the world’s most remote caves, both above and below water. View the trailer here

When: Opening Day – Thursday, April 2
Price:  Adults – $9 | Kids 12 and under – $8 | Senior Citizens – $8
Buy your tickets in advance

Get robotic during National Robotics Week

Engaging, creative, fun—all words that describe the fascinating world of robotics. Take a closer look at how robotics is changing the world during National Robotics Week, April 7-11, at McWane

From building to coding, you’ll discover wowing demonstrations and hands-on activities that explore the many areas of robotics.

Dates: Wednesday-Sunday, April 7-11 | Daily programming takes place during general business hours. Wednesday-Friday, 9AM-5PM | Saturday, 10AM-5PM | Sunday, Noon-5PM
Price: Included in general admission.
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Enjoy members-only perks on April 25

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Members of McWane Science Center can discover the museum after hours during monthly members’ only nights. Photo via McWane Science Center

Have you ever wished you could visit McWane after hours? If you’re a member of the museum, you can! On one special Sunday each month, McWane extends its hours for member-only access to the museum’s first, second and third floor adventure halls. This exciting day lands on April 25.

Wish you could score exciting deals like this? Learn more about memberships here

When: Sunday, April 25, 2021, 5-6PM
Price: Free to McWane Science Center members

Visit McWane this April

Where: 200 19th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203
When: Wednesday-Friday from 9AM-5PM, Saturday from 10AM-5PM and Sunday from Noon-5PM
Price: Adventure Halls Only – Adults (13-64) $15, Kids (2-12) $12, Seniors (65+) $14 | IMAX Only – Adults – $9, Kids $8, Seniors $8 | Combo Ticket (Adventure Halls + IMAX) – Adults $20, Kids $15, Seniors $18
Tickets available here

Know before you go—click here to learn the health and safety protocols taking place at McWane

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