Howard Owens Science Center
9601 Greenbelt Rd.
Lanham, MD 20706
Nature Center: Nature Education, Science, Walk
The county’s only permanent planetarium can be found at the Science Center. Included are exhibits featuring arthropods, reptiles, and small mammals. Other exhibits show presistence of vision, color mixing, mineral fluorescence, and other phenomenon associated with light, sight and perception. The Center also houses the Challenger Learning Center, a simulated space environment including a mission control and space station.