Aspen Science Center

At Aspen Science Center, our goal is to bridge the gap between research, education, and passion for sound science. This understanding will enhance every aspect of our lives. Please explore our current science education programs.


Physics BBQ's

Family-friendly BBQs featuring hands-on science, liquid nitrogen ice cream, experiments and games!Learn More »

Science of Music

Explore the intersection of science and music! In partnership with the Aspen Music Festival and School.Learn More »

Science Street Fair

A day-long celebration of STEM at Paepcke Park with 30 booths of hands-on science demonstrations and science performers on the center stage!Learn More »

Physics Cafes

Join us on selected Wednesdays in the winter for informal discussion and Q&A with working scientists! We bring the coffee and cookies, you bring your curiosity!Learn More »


The STEAM Room is an exploration and experimentation space for kids of all ages! It is a place where kids can come and have fun “playing with science,” exploring topics that they are interested in and discovering new ones.Learn More »

Senior Center Technology Workshop

Intern field trip days where our fresh young minds give back to the community and build generational bonds by helping seniors solve problems with computers, smart phones, tables, and other technology.Learn More »

Stars Above Aspen

Explore the cosmos atop Aspen Mountain! Kid’s demonstrations and science games, stargazing, and presentations from scientists at this family friendly event. With ACES and othersLearn More »

Aspen City Day Camps

Five weekly, 2-hour sessions in June and July where ASC interns bring a variety of hands-on science demonstrations to kids at the city’s day camp.Learn More »

Preschool Science Education Program

Young children are natural scientists. This program encourages these natural instincts through guided discovery and exploration.Read More »