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Metro Maker Space

There's a new Makerspace in town.

The Cedar Rapids MakerSpace is a community center that provides its members with technology, tools and educational opportunities. Our members learn, design, prototype and manufacture items
using tools that would otherwise be inaccessible to most while sharing, informing, and connecting with others. We are creating a premier community where a wide range of individuals and groups gather.

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New Location in Hiawatha!

Our Exhibit Gallery is Permanently Closed. Stay tuned to find out about our new programming at our Hiawatha location.

New Location in Hiawatha! Our new site is located at 705 N Center Point Road, Hiawatha. Iowa Innovation Learning Center formerly Cedar Rapids Science Center Our Exhibit Gallery...

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Join us at a Science Center program and expand your knowledge of our world.

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We are a nonprofit, community-supported educational resource which provides leadership in STEAM-based education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and workforce development initiatives while inspiring child-like curiosity and fascination in patrons of all ages.

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Support our future and STEM education. Make a donation to the Science Center today.

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Math Mania Night

Nate Miller, PHS Math

“I think the Science Center and Prairie High School share the goal of helping people, especially youth, understand the utility of math and science in the real world and to not only understand its utility, but also to actually use math in authentic ways. [Math Mania Night] will help us work towards that goal with the Prairie High School students gaining from having an authentic audience and the patrons of the Science Center being inspired by how they can see math in the world around them.”

New Location

“This new location gives us the ability to fulfill our mission by offering more programming and events…Over time we can build it out to add additional exhibits and programming if we’re able to get the funding to really outfit and update the building.”

Maker Space

Jim Jacobmeyer, CR EpiCenter

“There are some incredibly creative gifted people here in town doing some really interesting things. It’s hands-on. It’s real-world. It’s authentic. People are using what they create.”