HSC is open from 9:30-5:00 Monday, Wednesday through Saturday and 1-5 Sunday. Closed on Tuesday. The 7,500 sq. ft. exhibit floor features over 40 hands-on, interactive exhibits, including live animals, hot air balloon, tractor, and pitching cage, and a unique science and nature-oriented gift shop. In addition to weekly activities such as Tots-N-Science, Science Club and birthday parties for children, youth and families, a wide variety of demonstrations and outreach programs can be arranged including StarLab, a portable planetarium and live raptors.