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Explore the science of the world--past, present, and future on one of our guided tours! Hold and touch real fossils on the Fossil Fun Tour, make a real take home replica of a trilobite on the Fossil Replica Making Tour, or interact with our live animal collection on the Animal Adventures Tour.  For the price of admission, you get access to all of these tours and more!

Whatever you choose, a visit to the Akron Fossils & Science Center will take you on an exciting adventure through the science of the world past, present, and future that you’ll never forget!

Tours begin at the top and bottom of the hour beginning at 10am. See our Visit page to view our current seasonal hours and tour timetable. No advanced reservation needed!

Have a group of at least 15 people? Then check out our special group and field trip rates. Our special group tours are perfect for schools, scouts, churches, day camps, or just a big group of friends!


Touch Real Fossils and                                                                      Interact with Live Animals!                                                                                 

Unlike many other science centers, our fossils aren’t in glass cases; they are in your hands where you can truly experience and learn from these records of the past. Also, explore our newly added animal room to meet some of our wonderful live creatures.  Learn how to hold, feed, and care for creatures like snakes, turtles, Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, guinea pigs, and sugar gliders.


Make Your Own Replicas!

At Akron Fossils & Science Center, you don't just learn about science, you take part in it too!  Make fossil replicas just like real paleontologists!






The New Creation Education Museum Inside Akron Fossils

Inside the Akron Fossils & Science Center, a small museum has opened.  This museum is dedicated to comparing and contrasting scientific models like Intelligent Design and  Evolution on the origin of the Universe, and Catastrophism and Uniformitarianism models on the geologic record.  Since science is about searching and questioning, this new museum is a great fit for discovery.

Inside the Creation Education Museum, multiple views can be heard.   In the end, the museum encourages YOU to decide for yourself.  With an abundant amount of information, you can survey the evidence, comparing ideas with others, and drawing your own conclusions. 

Guests may take a self-guided tour of the Creation Education Museum at any time throughout the day. Guided tours are available upon request.

More Exhibits



Explore!                                                                                                  After your tour, explore our 2 acre outdoor park, Play Park! Outside you will find:

60 ft long giant slide


   4 person helicopter     swing    


    Old fashioned merry-go-                   round                                                                    

 Mini challenge course



            200ft zip-line!




 After playing, bring a lunch to enjoy under our covered picnic pavilion!



Can’t get enough science?! In addition to our tours, we offer a wide variety of enriching science programs, all hands-on and designed to make science and learning fun and meaningful. Each and every activity is infused with educational fun from beginning to end.

Programs to Choose From:


Science themed birthday parties

Summer camps

Live animal encounters

Monthly Super Science Saturdays

K-12 science classes

Educational days

Overnight lock-ins

Lecture series





A trip to Akron Fossils & Science Center provides more than something to do for one day; it ignites a passion for learning and exploration that lasts a lifetime. Stop in for a visit today and see what you'll discover!


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