Look for the smokestack!
The science center entrance, MakerLab, and our complimentary parking is via 12th Street and Camino Del Rio, the same entrance for River City Hall and the Fire House. Limited complimentary parking is available. Simply drive around River City Hall and the Fire House, then follow the signs to the science center. Visitors to the science center are encouraged to walk, bike, paddle, and carpool.
Visitors are asked to not park in neighbor businesses’ parking lots. (Some short term parking is available along the Animas River Trail, adjacent to the Fire House and River City Hall.) If you park off west 14th Street at the Riverside Design Center, your car might be towed or used in an experiment.
- Use the new pedestrian signal and safe crossing at 12th Street and Camino Del Rio.
- Via the 14th Street and Main Avenue intersection, walk west toward the river, down the embankment, and to the Powerhouse.
- Via the Animas River Trail, we are located along the trail between 12th and 14th streets.
- Ride the Animas Transit aka “The T” to Buckley Park (13th Street and Main), walk north to 14th and Main, walk across Main Avenue, and down the embankment to the Powerhouse.
Ride the free trolley. It comes by every 20 minutes or so. Get off at Buckley Park (12th & Main), and walk west on 12th Street.
Paddle the Animas River and tie up your craft just after the Pedestrian Swinging Bridge (located at 14th Street).
The science center and our complimentary parking is accessed via the 12th Street and Camino Del Rio intersection. (Don’t park on or around west 14th Street or bad things might happen.)