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Science & Technology

Science enthusiasts, young and old, can explore the wonders of science, nature, and the cosmos...right here in Youngstown. And if observing science isn't enough to whet your appetite, roll up your sleeves and dive into some awesome hands-on STEM activities.

Images of planetarium show, hands-on STEM fun, and mineral crystal.

Natural Sciences & STEM

A museum housing an impressive collection of high quality specimens of minerals, crystals, rocks, and fossils from around the world; located on the campus of Youngstown State University.

Mill Creek Park's Ford Nature Center features depictions of plants and animals of local habitats, a live animal room with turtles, snakes, etc., and a children's Discovery Room; also included are a library, bird observation area, wildlife gardens, and walking trails.

OH WOW! is The Roger & Gloria Jones Children's Center for Science & Technology, featuring immersive, fun, hands-on STEM activities for youth of all ages.

Planetarium featuring a 40 foot dome and state-of-the-art star and full-dome digital projectors; full schedule of free public programs, including children's programming.