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OH WOW!®’s colorful, hands-on environment encourages independent thinking through interactive STEM-based exhibits and EDUtaining programs.

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A Children's Center for Science & Technology

OH WOW!® The Roger & Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology opened in downtown Youngstown, Ohio on May 12, 2011 to rave reviews and overwhelming community support! Today, OH WOW!®’s brand is well-respected, and the organization is an anchor and economic development engine in downtown Youngstown’s central business district, serving 80,765 explorers in 2019, 22,850 in 2020 and a total of 540,863 since our opening.

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Special Events & Programming

Earth Day Activities

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Celebrate Earth Day at #TheHappiestPlaceInYoungstown. Join us for hands-on interactive programs.

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OH WOW! Birthday Bash

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There's no party like an OH WOW! Party! Celebrate 13 years of WOW! on us! Enjoy refreshments, special STEM activities, and more.

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Sensory Sundays

Join us every second Sunday of the month,  from 3 PM - 6 PM for a FREE, fun-filled, and educational afternoon. We've designed the day to be sensory-friendly and inclusive, ensuring everyone can enjoy the wonders of science!

Spaces are limited, so be sure to preregister to secure your spot. We can't wait to see you and your family for an unforgettable day of exploration and learning!

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Grandparent Explore Free

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Grandparents explore free every last Thursday of the month.

Science At Home

Bundles that support our little ones creative minds at home!

Our OH WOW!® STEM Science Activity Kit BUNDLES use common household materials to help you and your children “Science at Home” with exciting design-and-build projects.

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STEM SAK Subscription

STEM SAK Subscription

Harness your child’s natural curiosity with OH WOW!™ STEM SAK Bundles. Bundles are $19.50 a month and can be canceled at any time. They will be delivered right to your door.

And the BEST part? Each bundle contains two new projects complete with all the materials and instructions your budding scientist needs. You don’t need to plan a thing!

Order by the 9th for shipment on the 15th of each month; orders after the 9th will be shipped at the end of the month.

“We received a STEM SAK from our school and we did the agar plates. Our children were very entertained with running all over house looking for bacteria! Thank you!!!” – Pam H., Austintown


OH WOW! x Youngstown Clothing Co.

We've partnered with Youngstown Original Clothing. to create exclusive OH WOW! t-shirts, available now in our souvenir shop and online. 

These adult-sized super soft shirts feature an OH WOW!'s logo specially designed by @youngstownclothingco. Supplies of these shirts are limited, so grab yours today before they're gone!

Show your love for science and one of Northeast Ohio's best clothing brands when you rock this OH WOW! x Youngstown Clothing Company collab. Get yours while you can! .

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Give the gift of EDUTainment!

OH WOW!® gift certificates make the perfect gift for the explorer in your life. Gift certificates can be used for memberships, admission, merchandise, and more! Purchase yours today!

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