Roper Mountain Science Center

Our Vision
To be a pinnacle of innovative learning, an engine for community engagement, and a national leader in science education

Afternoon Explorations

September 14 - May 13
Continue your learning adventures throughout the school
year in some of your favorite spaces at Roper Mountain as part of our Afternoon Explorations program.
Afternoon Explorations

Educator's Directory

Educator's Directory

The 2021-2022 Educator's Directory is now live!
Come experience the most unique 62 acre Science Center in South Carolina
Educator's Directory

Friday Starry Nights

Friday Starry Nights

Experience Friday Starry Nights in the T.C. Hooper Planetarium with a 360° full immersion dome, 4K projection, state-of-the-art lighting, dynamic 5.1 surround sound and more!

Friday Starry Nights Tickets & Info
Laser Shows

Laser Days of Summer
in the Planetarium

Back by popular demand are your favorite bands set to lasers in the Planetarium. Cool off for two weeks in August.

Laser Show Tickets & Info
Virtual Field Trips

Virtual Field Trips

Give students the excitement of a field trip to Roper Mountain, even if you can’t leave the school! Roper Mountain’s dynamic instructors come directly to your classroom through two-way video conferencing technology. Each one hour lesson is unique, engaging and based on South Carolina and National standards.

Virtual Field Trip Info
Science On Wheels

science on wheels

Bring a Roper Mountain science lesson directly to your site. Our traveling programs can suit any audience from school students to families.

Public Program Information School Program Information
Become A Member


Become a member of Roper Mountain Science Center! Benefits include unlimited admission to public programs like Friday Starry Nights, Summer Adventure, and Afternoon Explorations as well as admission to over 300 science centers and museums world wide.

Membership Options