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.

Latest News

In Memoriam - Todd Happer

Remembering Todd Happer

Todd Happer, Senior Manager of Member Engagement at the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC), passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, from complications

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Current Features

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.

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