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First Fridays at the Saint Louis Science Center: Gladiator

  • Saint Louis Science Center 5050 Oakland Avenue St. Louis, MO, 63110 United States (map)

Travel back to Ancient Rome and the world of the gladiator at our July First Friday! Learn about the different kinds of gladiators, see a demonstration about gladiator weaponry, try ancient foods, and test your chariot racing skills. Then see the movie Gladiator, free in the OMNIMAX Theater at 10 pm! #FridayGeekOut

What is First Friday?

Unless otherwise noted by the , all activities are FREE! Free parking on First Fridays! All items marked with a  require tickets. Tickets for free screenings available at any box office, starting at 6pm.

Not to Be Missed!

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Campus Wide
Building-wide Game: Science of the Romans

Travel the building to learn more about science in ancient Rome and earn your prize. 

8:00 PM, OMNIMAX/2 
Special Presentation – Roman Gladiators and Pompeii with Professor Tom Keeline of Washington University.