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Impression 5 Science Center

Impression 5 Science Center’s name come from the five senses and is a dynamic, interactive space for families to play, create, and challenge their understanding of science. Visitors of all ages will enjoy their hands on exhibits and have fun playing while learning basic science principles. A First Impression Room is a dedicated space for birth to four years of age with opportunities to crawl, play, splash, climb, read and explore. Other exhibits include a bubble room called Pop!, Flow!, a two-story water room, Spectrum with a giant light screen, electromagnetic exploration, prisms, mirrors and a shadow wall. Throwing Things and the Build Zone are also popular. 


Hours: Thursday–Sunday 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
$8.50: Adults, Children 2 and older
$7.00: Seniors, Military members (and immediate family)
FREE: Members, Children 1 & younger
$2.00: Museums for All (up to 6 guests with valid ID and EBT, Medicaid, or WIC card)

Reciprocal Admission:

FREE: ASTC Travel Passport 90+ miles
50% OFF: ASTC Travel Passport under 90 miles
50% OFF: ACM Reciprocal Network (up to 6 guests)

FAQs & Tips:

  • Parking is free in the adjoining surface lot.
  • The Lansing River Trail is adjacent to Impression 5 and offers a Planet Walk experience.
  • Visit the Impression 5 website for updates on special exhibits.
  • The Center offers a large on-site gift shop full of treasures for young scientists.

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