Seven Things To Love About Infinity Science Center in Gulfport, Mississippi

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The Infinity Science Center in Gulfport, Mississippi on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is a great day trip from New Orleans and Pensacola! Located next to the Mississippi Welcome Center, Infinity also serves as the official NASA’s Stennis Space Center Visitor Center. Infinity Science Center is a non profit science museum with a mix of exhibit space and hands on experiential programing. Visiting will delight even the littlest explorer.

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

Natrium

As you walk in, the Natrium includes an Engineering Workshop where you can design and build your own inventions.

There is also a Carnivorous Plants Conservatory.  Our kids really enjoyed learning about and seeing all of the carnivorous plants. 

Natrium at Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

Earth and Space Galleries

There were simulators and artifacts, video theaters, Smithsonian-loaned artifacts, and a life-sized, walk-through mockup of the International Space Station’s Destiny module. The Earth and Space Gallaries teach visitors about space exploration and Earth science.

We went on an exploration of the deep ocean and an interactive mission to repair broken oil rig. We tested and predicted the strength of hurricanes. We learned about waves, flooding, space suits, rockets, and so much more!

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

INFINITY’s 3D Theater 

It has a state-of-the-art laser 3D projection system and surround sound audio. The current movie takes you on a 3D Journey through Space.

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

Boardwalk

The Biome Boardwalk takes you to the largest attraction, the mighty Saturn V first stage booster and its five giant F-1 engines. This is the big attraction that you can see from the interstate as you pass by. It was very exciting to see up close!

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

Along the boardwalk, there are a few other outdoor exhibits. It is also a natural habitat so you may see wildlife along the way.  

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

For Teachers

There are professional development workshops on a wide variety of science topics.  Workshops are aligned to current standards.

One day workshops are held during the school year and there is a week-long option in June.  CEUs are available.

Field trips and Science Exploration classes are offered for students. 

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

For Families

Infinity Space Center offers Science Saturday classes.  Different topics from biology to rocketry are offered once a month and all classes incorporate hands-on learning.  Classes do require adult participation.

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

For Homeschoolers

Homeschool Mondays are special Mondays dedicated to the homeschool community.  During the traditional school year, they offer a 3-hour event especially for homeschoolers with hands-on STEM activities centered on a different theme each month.  Homeschool Monday activities are included with admission.

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi

Admission

INFINITY Science Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 4pm. Admission is $18 for adults and $11 for children ages 4 and up. Children under 4 are free. 

Infinity Sceince Center Gulfport Mississippi
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Tammy grew up in New Orleans and graduated from the University of New Orleans with her Master’s in Special Education. She taught in elementary schools in the Greater New Orleans area for ten years. She is currently a Reading Instructor at Delgado Community College. She is also the Executive Director of the Reading Success Center, a local nonprofit that provides reading and writing intervention so that every child has equal access to exceptional educational services. In her free time, Tammy loves to explore the city with her three wonderful children.

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