Galactic Explorations

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Saturday, August 19, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

EDDIE's eyes will be on the sky! Come mingle with astronaut characters, learn the science behind the total solar eclipse.

Activities include:

  • Create A Solar System Mobile - Bio Lab (10 a.m., 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., 3 p.m.) Make your own mobile symbolizing our solar system and learn about the planets you might see during the eclipse.

  • Design an Eclipse Model - Tinker Tech (10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m.) Learn what happens during an eclipse by building your own model.

  • Solar Eclipse Show - In Front of EDDIE (10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.) - How does an eclipse happen? Why is it such a big deal? What should we expect to see? Answers these questions and more as we explore the Solar Eclipse.

  • Phases of the Moon Cookies - The Cooking Lab (10 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. *Sign-up at the Front Desk for one of the limited spots.) Come frost your own cookie to learn about the phases of the moon.

  • Marshmallow Constellation Art - Aha! Factory (9:15 a.m.– 4:45 p.m.) Study the constellations you may see during the eclipse, then design your own starry sky out of marshmallows and toothpicks.

  • Home Safe Home - World of Work (12:15 p.m., 12:45 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 2:45 p.m., 3:15 p.m.) This entertaining 4-D multimedia experience teaches families to be aware of fire prevention methods and how to react in home emergency situations.


Summertime Series 

Big fun on select Saturdays this summer. 
Free with membership or regular admission.



Everyday At EdVenture

Aha Factory: A Maker Works™ Studio

Your child will explore his creative side in the Aha Factory, a fun, safe environment in Maker Works where everyday objects are transformed into works of art!

Home Safe Home

Check out our one of a kind multimedia experience! Step into "Home Safe Home" and learn how to prevent the five most common mistakes that lead to house fires in South Carolina. Free with admission.

Maker Works™

Calling all makers, tinkerers and inventors! It’s time to tap your ingenuity and imagination in EdVenture’s newest workshop for creative thinkers and doers.

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free