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What can you see and do at the John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center?


The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center primarily provides educational programs to school classes, home-schoolers, scouts, and other groups. At the Spartanburg Science Center there is a small science museum that has hands-on science exhibits, live reptiles and amphibians, and displays of assorted specimens.

Hours of Operation

Exhibit Halls
Open to the public Thursday through Sunday.
Open for scheduled school visits Monday through Friday.

Monday – Wednesday                   Closed
Thursday – Saturday          10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday                                 1 PM – 5 PM


Groups, Scouts, Home-schoolers, etc.


Programs, Starlab, activities, special events or field trips can be schedule where your group meets or at the Science Center.   Call or email the Science Center to reserve your date. 864-583-2777 or

Admission Fees

  • General Admission (no program)  $5.00 per person over 5 years old
    Free admission for Members
    (Click here to become a Science Center Member)
  • Group Admissions (call to schedule)  $5.00 per person (All adult chaperones free)
  • Group Admission (with 45 min. program)  $75.00 per program + $5.00 admission (Free for Members)

(Chaperones are free with scheduled groups)

To schedule a group visit, program or event

Phone #: (864) 583-2777


Interactive Map / Directions

200 East Saint John Street, Spartanburg, SC 29316 (864) 583-2777

Chapman Cultural Center

Address:  200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC  29306 

Longitude/Latitude:   (34.953276, -81.929832)

The John F. Green Spartanburg Science Center is located at the Chapman Cultural Center on the second floor of the Montgomery Building.

Directions from I-26

  • Take exit 72 (US-176)
  • Head northeast on US-176 toward Spartanburg
  • Continue on to I-585 S/US-176 E/N Pine St for 3.4 mi
  • Turn right onto E St John St
  • Destination will be 3 blocks on the right just past Barnett Park

Directions from I-85

  • Head northeast on Exit 21B toward US-29 N
  • Go approximately 3.0 mi on US 29 N
  • Use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto W St John St
  • Destination is about 1 mi on the left


Spartanburg Science Center Contact  Details

Address: 200 East St. John Street, Spartanburg, SC  29316
Phone #: (864) 583-2777


Executive Director:

Office Manager:

Educational Programs Director: