Now on display in Ingram Planetarium’s Paul Dennis Science Hall – Sunset Beach’s 50th anniversary exhibit.
There is no charge to visit the Science Hall, so stop by and enjoy.
The Paul Dennis Science Hall has lots of hands-on activities that will entertain and educate children and adults. Be sure to visit the Science Hall before or after your Planetarium Sky Theater experience. Try our new Hurricane Simulator and experience Category 1 hurricane force winds! Only $2 a ride.
During your visit to the Paul Dennis Science Hall, be sure to experience Category 1 hurricane force winds in the Hurricane Simulator. Step inside the simulator and watch the display counter increase as wind speeds begin to slowly build to a maximum of 78 miles per hour (mph). Average wind speeds for Category 1 hurricanes are 74 to 95 mph; inside the hurricane simulator, you will experience Category 1 hurricane force winds in a controlled, safe, risk-free environment. There is a $2 charge to use the hurricane simulator. The simulator accepts cash and credit cards. The simulation lasts for one minute. Up to four people can fit comfortably inside the simulator but there is no set limit.