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AMSE_science_maze_logo_FINALGet lost and discover interesting tidbits of science fields from astronomy to zoology, when The Science Maze opens September 14 at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge.

Set out on a family or school group adventure of twists and turns through The Science Maze and enjoy the fun, while discovering science facts on biology, physics, chemistry and more!

Here are a few of the questions, AMSE Science Maze explorers will encounter along the path of knowledge. How many blood vessels are in the human body? Was an irradiated dime an AMSE souvenir? Where is the location of magnetic north? What is the connection between pasteurization and the expiration date on milk? How much energy does a hurricane produce? Get the answers and learn more about science with each step through the AMSE Science Maze.

Extend science learning with experiment books, kits and games from the museum’s Discovery Shop which is open Monday through Saturday from 10:30 am – 4:45 pm and Sunday from 1:00 – 4:45 pm. Check out AMSE’s Homeschool Friday Programs offered twice a month this fall for Grades K-2 and Grades 3 – 6. When making travel plans for school holidays, day trips, and vacations, purchase an AMSE membership and get unlimited AMSE visits and free admission to specific ASTC Passport museums.

The American Museum of Science and Energy, located at 300 South Tulane Avenue in Oak Ridge, is open Monday – Saturday from 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday from 1:00 – 4:45 pm. AMSE admission is Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $4, Students (6 – 17) $3 and Children (5 and under) no charge. AMSE members are free. Group rates are available for 20 or more with advance reservations. AMSE memberships, good for 12 months from purchase date, are Family $40, Grandparents $35, Individual $25 and Family and Friends $75. In addition to unlimited AMSE visits, members receive discounts on Discovery Shop merchandise, discounts on classes, programs, camps and birthday parties, plus free admission to 250 ASTC Passport Program museums. For more information on AMSE memberships, exhibits, programs and events, go to To schedule a group visit, call AMSE at (865) 576-3200.

Contact:  Lissa Clarke
Public Information Officer
American Museum of Science and Energy
Tel. (865) 576-3218
September 13, 2013


300 S Tulane,
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Phone: (865) 576-3200


Monday-Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 - 5 pm

AMSE is open daily except, New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, & Christmas.