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From 2016 onward to 2017

Building on an outstanding global debut last November, the world’s science centers and science museums are pleased to announce the 2017 International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) for Friday, November 10, in conjunction with UN’s World Science Day for Peace and Development.

Join us as we celebrate and demonstrate our institutions as the Earth’s most influential combined force for engaging the public with science, technology, related civic decision-making, and direct action to solve the critical issues facing the planet.

SDGs in Science Centers and Science Museums

See how science centers and science museums around the world are addressing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, and share your center’s story.

Global Understanding

On November 10, 2017, UNESCO will celebrate World Science Day for Peace and Development with a focus on “Global Understanding,” another perfect fit with the world’s science centers and science museums and the ISCSMD. Learn more.

Global Experiment

How better to show our impact than by setting up an experiment involving thousands of people at the same time on a single topic? Learn more.


Supporting the SDGs with scientific research, public engagement, and action

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Hidden Figures and Our Hidden History Exhibit

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