Opening Date Announced for Da Vinci Science Center in Allentown

After years of planning and construction, the Da Vinci Science Center is finally set to open its doors in Allentown. The center announced on Wednesday that its new location at PPL Pavilion will be opening on May 22. This state-of-the-art facility spans over 67,000 square feet and offers interactive experiences that are sure to delight visitors of all ages.

One of the first exhibits to be featured at the 8,000-square foot City Center Gallery will be “Dinos Alive!”, which focuses on dinosaurs. Visitors will have the chance to explore the inner workings of the human body and get an up-close visit with North American River Otters in the Pocono Ravine. The center also houses classrooms, laboratories, and interactive workshops that will provide hands-on learning opportunities for students and visitors alike.

Lin Erickson, Executive Director and CEO, expressed her excitement about welcoming the community to the Lehigh Valley’s newest premier science center. She thanked everyone in the region for their strong support in making this vision a reality. The mission of the center is to bring science to life and inspire lives through science. Drawing inspiration from Leonardo da Vinci’s insatiable curiosity, this new science center aims to immerse visitors in experiences unlike any other.

The current location of the Da Vinci Science Center at Cedar Crest College will close on April 1, with tickets for the new center going on sale in mid-April. Those interested in learning more can visit for additional information. With its grand opening just around the corner, it’s clear that this world-class science center is one step closer to becoming a reality in Allentown.

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