Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center of Mobile,AL

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The Exploreum is a one-of-a-kind jewel in the heart of downtown Mobile that has been serving the Gulf Coast for over thirty years; opening minds, sparking creativity, and fostering a love for learning. With your continued support, our goal is to be able to continue to provide our unique educational mission to the residents of the Gulf Coast for many future generations.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to encourage excellence in science, technology, engineering, and math education (STEM), and to make the excitement of scientific discovery accessible to the gulf region. We will provide the knowledge and understanding of scientific concepts through innovative approaches including interactive hands-on play, exhibits and traveling exhibits, classes, workshops, demonstrations, lectures, and educational experiences as well as through the visual excitement of the J.L. Bedsole Theater. We combine the advantages of strong, focused and accountable management, with financial, technological and capital resources to achieve our mission.

Our Vision:

Enhance the value of the Exploreum’s mission with a Best is Getting Better philosophy by continuously striving to encourage public awareness of the wonders of science, to contribute to science education and to promote and improve scientific literacy along the Gulf Coast region.

Our Approach:

Engage, Enlighten, Empower and Entertain others to see the world with new eyes.

Support Us By Becoming A Member!

Your support enables us to:

• Bring bold and exciting new exhibits and IMAX films
• Provide vital funding for innovative science and technology programming
• Provide professional development for teachers, improving how science and technology is taught in Mobile and the Gulf coast region
• Provide science, engineering, and technology resources to schools and communities through access to Exploreum staff, programming and technology
• Keep exhibits in excellent condition and our facility clean and safe
• Provide critical operational support
• Keep admission affordable

Individual Support:

Become and Exploreum Family or Mini-Family Member and you’ll receive a host of tangible benefits that are offered at a great value. These memberships lead to epiphany moments that ignite imaginations of all ages and will help chart career paths for your children.

Membership Benefits

• FREE admission to all permanent exhibits

• Discounted pricing for special exhibits

• Discounted IMAX film admission

• Two FREE guest passes for permanent exhibits

• 10% discount on gift memberships (This only applies to the Standard Family Membership)

• 15% discount on Gift Shop purchases

• Discounts on birthday party room rentals, camps and workshops

• Invitations to special “Members-Only” events

• Reciprocal benefits, including FREE or discounted admission, at over 300 science centers and museums worldwide!

Download ATSC venue list here and find out where your Exploreum membership extends.

Click here to purchase a Family or Specialty Membership.

Corporate Partnerships:

Support us by Becoming a Corporate Partner!

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center was founded by individuals and corporations with an interest in igniting curiosity and inspiring imaginations and has been a transformational force in educational opportunities with a special emphasis on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education in an informal and fun environment. Corporate support is a visible sign of commitment to the educational and cultural enrichment of the region and beyond. We invite you to explore the possibilities for corporate partnership, which offer recognition and marketing opportunities at many different levels

The Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center offers an exceptional platform for communicating corporate values to the public and promoting good corporate citizenship. With the support of our corporate partners, the Exploreum serves as an education resource for tomorrow’s leaders. By supporting the Exploreum companies like yours help realize our vision to inspire within the next generation a passion for lifelong learning.

As supporters of the Exploreum, Corporate Partners play an active role in promoting crucial advances in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, while simultaneously providing employees and their families with the rich array of educational and entertainment opportunities the Exploreum has to offer. Investment through Corporate Partnership provides exclusive benefits and the knowledge that your organization is actively contributing to the vitality of your community. For more information, please contact Don Comeaux at 1-251-208-6855 or or Toni Webb at 1-251-208-6881 or