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.

Latest News

Current Features

Explore our new strategy for collaborating with members and partners.

ASTC’s Strategic Direction

Read how science centers are continuing to support their communities and further their mission even while closed to the public. Also, learn about COVID-19 resources for science centers, policymakers, and members of the public.

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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