Five unique halls include a hands-on Science Playground for visitors six and under and Earth Hall featuring Science on a Sphere. Build your brainpower with over 200 interactive exhibits and labs for all ages in renewable energy, global climate, health and wellness, chemistry, engineering, technology, and more.

Ripley’s Believe it or Not

May 21, 2015 — Sep 7, 2015


The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not! offers a fascinating look at the extraordinary collection of intriguing objects and astonishing artifacts which showcase the science of the extreme and unexpected.

The Science of Ripley's Believe It or
® is a joint production between Ripley Entertainment Inc. and Science North. Ripley's Believe It or Not!® and Believe It or Not!® are registered trademarks of Ripley Entertainment Inc.

Earth Hall

From satellites above to sewers below, explore the incredible science of planet Earth, including exhibits on environmental hazards and global climate.

Life Hall

Explore the nature of human growth and development, including the mysteries of aging, the consequences of dangerous decibels, and the impact of advancing technology on health care and choices.

Science Labs

Hands-on lab experiences in chemistry, technology, physics, and more!

Turbine Hall

Build an aqueduct. Program a robot. Feel an earthquake.You'll learn how technology and the physical sciences affect today and change tomorrow.

Science Playground

Science Playground is OMSI's exhibit hall for kids 6 and younger and their families. Located on the second floor, Science Playground is a colorful and vibrant place for kids to explore.

Getting Here

Field Trips

Maximize learning and fun! Choose from exhibits, reserved labs, theater films, planetarium shows, stage programs and submarine tours. Group rates available on weekdays for groups of 12 or more, advance reservation required.