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Winter Wonder Lab Opens 12/3! Purchase tickets online to save $2!

Hours & Admissions

Hours & Admissions

Facemasks are recommended, but not required. Our staff will continue to wear masks when working at the Lab.

We continue to monitor the Covid 19 virus and the CDC's guidelines for Fairfax County. Please continue to check our website for any change made to our operating policies or mask requirements.

Adjusted Operating Policies.

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The Lab is open every Weekend to guests at a reduced capacity through two hour, timed-entry sessions.

  • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm        

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We strongly encourage you purchase your tickets in advance. Save $2 per ticket when you purchase online! Children under the age of 17 must be accompanied by a paid adult at all times while visiting the Lab. Tickets will be available on the Wednesday two weeks before that weekend.

For groups of 10 or more, please contact us at tickets@childsci.org.

Guests wishing to purchase tickets under the ASTC/ACM reciprocity benefit can email: tickets@childsci.org for a promo code before purchasing tickets online. Guests will be asked to show membership card and proof of ID at check-in.

Guests wishing to purchase tickets using Gift Tickets can email tickets@childsci.org for their promo code before purchasing tickets online.

Admission

General Admission

The Children’s Science Center Lab located in Fair Oaks Mall is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm. We strongly encourage you purchase your tickets in advance. Tickets will be available on the Wednesday two weeks before that weekend. Cost of admission is $15.00. Save $2.00 per ticket when you purchase online!

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Groups

For groups of 10 or more, please contact us at tickets@childsci.org. Due to the limited capacity, we unable to offer a group discount at this time. If you have any questions, contact Guest Services at 703-648-3130 extension 6 several days before your visit.  

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Field Trips

The Children’s Science Center Lab is even more fun with your students! Experience science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through fun, engaging, hands-on activities and exhibits. Now offering in-person as well as virtual!

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Girl Scout Programs

Get more information about our Girl Scout Programs by checking out our Girl Scout page.

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, December 3, 2022
Winter Wonder Lab - Saturday, December 3
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Sunday, December 4, 2022
Winter Wonder Lab - Sunday, December 4
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Saturday, December 10, 2022
Winter Wonder Lab - Saturday, December 10
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