Catawba Science Center

243 Third Avenue NE Hickory NC 28603 Phone: (828) 322-8169 Website:
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Today, Catawba Science Center is a 35,000 sq. ft. science technology museum whose purpose is to change lives and inspire learning through science and wonder.

PlanetariumThe Millholland Planetarium is a state-of-the art digital planetarium theater, offers a variety of immersive programs including full-dome video, traditional star talks and laser light shows in a variety of music genres.
AquariumSaltwater and freshwater aquarium galleries feature a large shark & stingray touch pool, a Coastal Carolina touch pool and Expedition Amazon, a collection of rare fish, turtles, snakes, birds and other species found in the Amazon River Basin and other Central and South American freshwater habitats.
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