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 which, together, engage more than 110 million people annually in science and technology.
ASTC joined with our fellow museums associations to call for including museums in infrastructure legislation. In a letter sent to the bipartisan House and Senate
In 2019, the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) and the IF/THEN® Initiative partnered to launch an ambitious data collection project designed to help
Science centers are transformative. That’s the message that Dr. DJ Patil, former U.S. Chief Data Scientist, emphasized during his remarks at ASTC’s Senior Leaders Summit
ASTC’s award-winning magazine Dimensions has moved fully online. Readers can expect the same high-quality content in its new format. We invite all members of the community to submit
Resources to help science and technology centers and museums navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telling the stories about how our members are continuing to serve their missions and their communities.
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.