If you book multiple programs, please have your group divided into the number of groups specified in the confirmation prior to arrival at SEE.
The arrival time on your confirmation is the time which we would like all students to be inside SEE Science Center and ready to begin your program(s). Please allow time to unload the bus and walk up the stairs. Our main entrance is on the fourth floor. Buses should drop off students in the Bedford Street parking lot in front of the second floor (ground floor) entrance. Click here for directions. Teachers, chaperones and students should unload the bus and enter the building together. Please use the staircase in the glass tower (the historic wooden staircase is preserved but should only be used in emergencies). The elevator in the interior lobby is available for visitors with crutches, wheelchairs or strollers. If you group is eating lunch at SEE, please have students and chaperones, bring in all lunch bags at arrival.
All groups will be informed of the following rules upon arrival. You also may want to make your group aware of them before your visit.
- No Running.
- No Touching the LEGO® Millyard Project.
During guided programs, we encourage chaperones to allow students to try the activities and lend help only when necessary. During free explore time, we ask that chaperones stay with their group of students, help our staff to enforce the above rules as well, and engage with their students.
The Electrostatic Generator demonstration is a part of almost every tour. If you have a student or chaperone with a pace-maker, please inform our staff upon arrival. Visitors who are pregnant are also asked not to participate.
SEE has a small, prominently-located gift shop with science related items for sale, including many items that are $5 or less. Sodas, and water are available for purchase in machines in the Science Center. Snacks are also available for purchase at the gift shop. We understand that some groups do and others do not wish to visit our gift shop. Prior to your arrival, please inform your chaperones and students whether your group will or will not be visiting the gift shop and whether they will be permitted to purchase food or drink items.