MagLab Open House is a free, annual event where the public is invited to explore the world’s largest & highest-powered magnet lab, engage with nearly 100 hands-on demonstrations & activities, and meet magnet science experts.
All of your favorite classic MagLab Open House demonstrations will be back, including the Quarter Shrinker, Potato Launcher, Cryo Flowers, and Einstein's Ice Cream. This year will also feature one-of-a-kind game-themed experiences including cranium brain games, magnet skee ball, an exploration of the pixels powering your cell phone games, MagLab CandyLand and a special hosted Game Show at the foot of the 45 T magnet.
More amazing hands-on science fun will be provided by amazing science organizations from across the area, including Gulf Specimen Marine Lab, St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, Challenger Learning Center, Tallahassee Astronomical Society, Tall Timbers, Sea-to-See, WFSU Education, Southeast Archeological Center, FSU Coastal & Marine Lab, MoLab, Cornerstone Learning Community, SAIL High School, The Magnolia School, LeMoyne Arts, and more.
A day of exploring the MagLab and playing with hands-on science activities will surely work up an appetite! Visit one of our delicious on-site food vendors, including Street Chefs, Mr. JB's BBQ, Smackin' Good Wings, Fired Up Pizza, Sandy's Sandwiches, Mom & Dads Italian Restaurant, Kettle Korn Poppery, and Kona Ice. YUM!