Expanded Hours, Holiday Fun at the Science MillScience museum offers family activities and shopping!
Dec. 3, 2020—Johnson City, TX—This holiday season, deck the halls with science! The Science Mill in Johnson City will be open with expanded dates from December 17 to December 31 to give families more time to play (closed Dec. 24 + 25 and Jan. 1).
Visitors can explore 50+ interactive exhibits, inside and outdoors, including the newly updated Banana Piano (which relies on the human body’s ability to conduct small amounts of electricity) and the return of MindBall, an exhibit powered by brainwaves.Special pop-up experiences throughout the museum will include a foot-controlled video game and the Sleigh Racer Challenge, in which kids can use recycled materials to engineer and test their own sleigh on a racing route.
Visitors can also stop and shop local at the Science Mill’s gift shopfor the largest selection of science toys and games in the Hill Country (open during museum hours, no admission required to shop). The Science Storeis also online, and can ship anywhere in the U.S. All proceeds support this nonprofit museum’s STEM programs for Texas youth.
After the Mill closes, enjoy a self-guided driving tour of Johnson City’s Lights Spectacular displays featuring two million twinkling holiday lights (Nov. 27 through January 3; 6pm-midnight).
To learn more about the Science Mill’s holiday hours and safety-minded approach to celebrating with science this holiday season, visit theirwebsite.
The Science Mill is a family destination offering a fun, interactive learning environment for visitors of all ages. Through cutting-edge exhibits, games and programs, the non-profit science museum expands understanding and appreciation of science in everyday life. Housed in a historic 1880s mill, the Science Mill is located at 101 S. Lady Bird Lane in Johnson City, TX. Admission is $11 for adults (18-64), $9.50 for students (3-17 or with student ID), $9 for seniors (age 65+), free for 0-2, and half-price for active or retired military and up to three other family members with a valid military ID.
The Science Mill offers more than 50 hands-on and minds-on exhibits that are fun for all ages, like the new Remarkable Reflectors that let you hear a whisper from over 40 feet away.The Johnson City museum will be open extended hours over the holidays and is a great holiday day trip destination.
The Science Mill offers more than 50 hands-on and minds-on exhibits that are fun for all ages, like the Fractalarium, a giant, colorful exhibit demonstrating the fractal patterns that occur in nature. The Johnson City museum will be open extended hours over the holidays and is a great holiday day trip destination.