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Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center - CLOSED

1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
+1 256-837-0606
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Fun learning activities!!

A great place for indoor learning play on a rainy or cold day. Has a snack area, lockers, and store... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2014
Mere2006
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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New address is 1435 Paramount dr. Huntsville al 35806

While it is free with a ASTC membership, it is not free with a space and rocket center membership... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2014
altosaxbandgeek
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Opening its doors to the public in May 1999, the Science Center inspires curiosity and connects science to everyday life through hands-on fun for all ages with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits and experiences. Whether you want to predict the local forecast on a real TV weather station and green screen or take a wild trip through the human body with Grossology, Sci-Quest has something for everyone!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
17 Feb 2016
“President's Day (non) visit ”
6 Dec 2015
“Eh. Not worth the money”
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1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL 35806-2638
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Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

A great place for indoor learning play on a rainy or cold day. Has a snack area, lockers, and store in addition to hands on science play for all ages.

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thanks for the review! Come back and visit us soon!

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

While it is free with a ASTC membership, it is not free with a space and rocket center membership (due to the fact that the museums are within 90 miles of each other). And the address is now 1435 paramount dr. Huntsville, Al 35806

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thanks for noting our address change. It should be updated on TripAdvisor soon. We hope you come back and visit us soon!

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Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Free with an ASTC membership, we stopped here after a visit to the Space & Rocket Center. This smaller science center has some great, unique exhibits. The kids, ages 10, 8, 6, loved the magnetic sand. The staff was so friendly and they had several...More

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thanks for the review! The magnetic sand is one of our most popular exhibits! Every Saturday and Sunday we have demos and hands-on activity stations available for the public. We hope you come back and visit us soon!

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Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

They have moved to Panorama Dr. We had a great time here! They have lots if great, fun science experiments. More physical science and a little biology. A little gross science, too!

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thank you for the review! I’m glad you enjoyed our Grossology exhibits! Kids (and adults) love that area of the Science Center. Come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

We enjoyed the trip here . Kids got to make home made ice cream. The kids got to do a lot of things like make bubbles , and spin in a tornado , and also play music , they got to feel what a earthquake...More

Thank Katherine E
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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thank you for the great review! Sounds like the whole family had a great time during your visit! Come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2014

This place is so fantastic! The kids loved it, we loved it! Plenty to keep us all intrigued for several hours! A gem in Huntsville.

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thank you for the great review! We hope your family comes back and visits us again soon!

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Reviewed 15 March 2014

First, please note the address has changed to 1435 Paramount Dr, Huntsville, AL- (256) 837-0606. They're in a new building! It is a fun science center for families and those who love science. The staff was helpful and the center was clean. Ample parking and...More

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Jennifer D, Public Relations Manager at Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2014

Thank you for noting our address change. It should be updated on TripAdvisor soon. I’m glad you had a great visit at our new location! We do have a lot more items in our gift shop now, including t-shirts, toys, stuffed animals and snacks. Come...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

This is a smaller science center, but still managed to entertain our family for a full afternoon. The kids liked the house best. It has a kitchen with real fixtures, clear walls in places so kids can see the plumbing, and a pulley basket from...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

This museum is so much fun for children that we take all our young visitors there. It has an area for wee ones and lots of places for adults to sit and watch. Older kids enjoy pretending to be weather reporters and the "gross" exhibits....More

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Reviewed 30 July 2013

I took my cousin and her 8 year old grandson and he had a great time with all the hands-on exhibits. It was also interesting for the adults. We spent about 2 hours there, and the 8 year old was going full speed from one...More

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