The Orlando Science Center (OSC) is a private not-for-profit corporation, organized under the laws of the State of Florida, USA, and located in Orlando. Its purposes are to provide experience-based opportunities for learning about science and technology and to promote public understanding of science.
The Orlando Science Center is accredited by the American Association of Museums (AAM) and is a member of the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). The Orlando Science Center is member supported and sponsored in part by United Arts of Central Florida, Inc., the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.
The Orlando Science Center is open year round, and closed on Wednesdays throughout the school year, except on Orange County Public Schools holidays. Additionally, the Orlando Science Center is open on most holidays except for Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.