Students being taught about a lizard at science center

East Kentucky Science Center

Looking for an educational adventure that is out of this world?  Visit the East Kentucky Science Center on the campus of Big Sandy Community and Technical College in Prestonsburg and we can take you to the stars or even the edge of space and time with one of our many exciting planetarium shows. For teachers, a variety of educational programs are available. We also have a learning experience for the entire family in our exhibit hall.   Enjoy rock music?  Check out our awesome laser light shows.  With weekday and Saturday hours, get family and friends together to come visit. Call 606-889-8260 for more information.  We’ll see you under the stars.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday-Friday

  • Open From: 1:00-4:00 pm
  • Planetarium Show 2:00 pm
  • Laser Show 3:15 pm

Saturday

  • Open From: 12:00-4:00 pm
  • Planetarium Shows 12:30 & 2:00 pm
  • Laser Show 3:15 pm

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Membership Information

Did you know that a membership to the East Kentucky Science Center allows you to receive reduced or free admission to over 300 Science Centers and Museums worldwide through the ASTC Travel Passport Program. Here is a list of Science Centers and Museums offering this discount.

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