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The Science Mill is a family-friendly regional science museum.
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Discover the fun of science at the Hill Country Science Mill in Johnson City! This family destination offers a fun, interactive learning environment for all ages. Through cutting-edge exhibits, games and programs, the non-profit science center expands understanding and appreciation of science in everyday life.
Housed in an historic 1880s mill, the Science Mill features more than 40 interactive, world-class exhibits, a 3D theater, and an on-site café. Students can log on to the website after their visit for more information about careers as scientists, engineers, researchers and technology leaders of tomorrow.
101 S. Lady Bird Lane (map)
Wednesday- Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 12-4pm
$10 adults; $8.50 youth; Under 3 Free; $8 Military and Seniors; Science Mill Members are Free
August 16, 2017 | 10:00 AM
Incredible Ball Machine Grand Opening
Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 10am-4pm
Join the Science Mill as they relaunch one of their visitors’ favorite exhibits, the Kinetic Ball Sculpture, as a bigger and better version equipped with new and exciting elements that are sure to captivate all ages. Step inside and surround yourself with a maze of ball chutes and loop de loops. As you try each pulley, pedal and wheel, explore how gravity, velocity and acceleration all affect the ball's trajectory. Navigate a giant labyrinth, create musical stylings in the sound garden, flip and teeter your ball on the kinetic seesaw and so much more!
Admission: Under 3 free; 3-18 $8.50; Adults $10.00; Seniors (65+) and Military $8.00
Hours: Wed. 10:00 am-5:00 pm