Our Vision & Purpose
Our vision is to increase understanding of—and engagement with—science and technology among all people. We champion and support science and technology centers and museums.
Find a Science Center or Museum
Given local responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, most ASTC members are closed to the public. Please check each institution’s website for online programming and virtual engagement and learning opportunities.
Read About Our Members
Learn about some of the people behind ASTC’s 600+ members around the world.
The U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor awarded to libraries
Nominations open for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) is seeking nominations for the 2020–2021 cycle. The awards represent the nation’s highest honor for individuals and organizations
ASTC is convening researchers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and community leaders to come together and address humanity’s most pressing challenges.
Resources to help science and technology centers and museums navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community Science is more important than ever. ASTC is connecting, supporting, and building capacity for our members’ work to address community priorities through science engagement.