The Challenger Learning Center is the area’s “edu-tainment” destination located in downtown Tallahassee. The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) features a space mission simulator, an IMAX 3D theatre and a dome theatre and planetarium. In addition to stellar planetarium shows, a diverse library of IMAX documentaries, Hollywood films in stunning IMAX clarity and “out-of-this-world” mission simulations, the CLC conducts hands-on, minds-on learning labs, demos and camps and features the RAZOR Lecture Series designed to provide an intellectual experience for the local community. The CLC is an “edu-tainment” destination for lifelong learning!
The CLC is the K-12 educational outreach facility of the Florida A&M University – Florida State University College of Engineering and strives to foster long-term interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM); create positive learning experiences; and motivate students to pursue higher education and careers in these fields. Serving over 60,000 students per year from the tri-state service area, the CLC has become a tourism destination for tour groups, schools and families with K-12 students in addition to serving as an attraction for local groups and families.
The IMAX movie theatre showcases Hollywood blockbusters and giant screen documentaries. The Downtown Digital Dome and Planetarium Theatre showcases educational and entertaining programming for all audiences. Both theatres maintain a diverse library of shows that are available for group reservations and field trips.
Grades: Preschool, Elementary, Middle School, High School
200 S. Duval Street, Tallahassee, FL, 32301