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Explorit Science Center, Davis, California

The center offers everyone the chance to “Think it… Try it… Explorit.”  

A busy day in the Jonsson Gallery


with your family for hands-on science.


an Explorit hands-on science program for your school.


there are many ways you can help.


>> One-time, open-hours change for our Exploration Gallery <<

On Wednesday, March 29th the Gallery will be open from 2:00 - 5:00 P.M.
Summer Camp
Jun. 12 - Aug. 18
Summer-Learning Fun At Explorit, 3141 5th Street, Davis See Video  

Registration began February 27, 2017 at 9:00 am and will continue throughout the summer space permitting


Explorit's  Nature Bowl Teams  Nature-Bowl-icon.jpg

Explorit’s Nature Bowl teams meet Thursday afternoons, 3:45-4:45 pm in Explorit’s West Wing classroom, beginning Thursday, October 13.  Joining an Explorit team is easy, and is open to all 3rd-6th graders. Call Explorit at 530-756-0191 right away for sign-up information.      READ MORE


Calling all scientists! 

The Alda Center at Stony Brook University Calls for Scientists to Enter The Flame Challenge 2017. This annual contest challenges scientists to explain complex science topics to 11-year-olds. The 2017 topic is Energy. Explorit encourages you to enter the competition that is judged by 11-year olds themselves.



[For the visiting public and for school groups]

Programs for School and other Groups  

Attention Teachers, Parents and PTA members:

Explorit is taking 2016-2017 reservations now for school group programs at Explorit or at your school.

(Image here is of a Nature Safari)
Explorit offers several programs at our facility in Davis and also travels with a selection of classroom science programs and two family science nights. 
Has Explorit visited your, or your child's, school?
As an elementary school teacher, or a parent you can:  
To find out if your school is within Explorit's traveling range please call 530-756-0191 or email
We look forward to hearing from you. 

Programs for the General Public

Visit Explorit's Exploration Gallery for a great individual or family experience




Nano Exhibits with signage in English and Spanish are on display as well as  "Water in Our World" and other exploration activities!  

[Click here for a Sneak Peek!]

Our hands-on gallery is filled with experiments and investigations!  



We are open  to the public Wednesday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.; Friday 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. 
Saturday and Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

 Supporting Explorit's programs will benefit 
children's science learning and adult science literacy

Support hands-on science curiosity, investigation, problem solving and critical thinking.
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Explorit's science programs for children are fun and interesting. Our programs for schools are valued by teachers. Adult programs help to encourage science literacy.

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