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Arizona Science Center

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Address: 600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
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+1 602-716-2000
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Science Center has been a...

Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix, Arizona Science Center has been a hub for science and discovery for the community and visitors. The Center features more than 300 hands-on exhibit, live demonstrations, a state-of the art Dorrance Planetarium, a five-story IMAX(R) theater, and newly opened, CREATE at Arizona Science Center - a place where science, design and engineering collide!

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I learned so much myself

A trip for my kids turned out to be a learning experience for myself too. I learned how a house is built to how every single part of your body operates. There is 4 flours of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a day to kill so took my 10yr old. Great place to spend time and lots to learn. But I would say it's a place for young kids and young adults where they can learn a lot of cool stuff. Hey, they have remains ofreal brains of human and some animals!!!! Very educational!! Pricey though. Each special exhibit is... More 

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Phoenix, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A trip for my kids turned out to be a learning experience for myself too. I learned how a house is built to how every single part of your body operates. There is 4 flours of learning so take a snack and get there early.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved visiting the science center. They have so many interactive exhibits. My favorite exhibit was the human body. A majority of the first floor was inside the human body, how cool! There are extra tidbits that are available for purchase like the planetarium and the sky bike on the second floor (looks really fun). It's a great place to... More 

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Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is still just as cool as the first time I visited. I went this time for a special exhibit: Alien Worlds and Androids. There were fictional robots and aliens, of course, but there were also real science explanations for how robots can be created, their purpose, and how "alien" microorganisms are. There is a lot of cool stuff... More 

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phoenix
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The science center is great for young children to explore and learn about basic things with energy, human body, minerals etc. It is a large building with very stark and cold interior. The admission fee is $18 for adult , $13 for kids. They do have a planetarium which cost an additional $9 to go see, a large screen theatre... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While being primarily directed at kids and families, I enthusiastically assert that the Science Center is engaging and informative for all ages. There's a huge variety of interactive exhibits and activities. I'm 30 years old and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. If you have kids, this is a must see, especially if they've never engaged in a similar activity before. It's... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I are from out of town. He is really into science and a planetarium also sounded like a fun trip! So we decided to head here as it was rated pretty good. Come to find that it is $18 per adult and extra for the planetarium or special exuberant. We paid for the aliens exhibit. Everything in... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The AZ Science Center, located in the heart of Phoenix, always has a new and exciting theme going in addition to the standard science fun. As an example, this month's theme is Robots and Aliens. So be sure to check out their website to see what interests you ahead of time. There is so much to do that you'd probably... More 

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Cottonwood, Arizona, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the things were missing but still loved it. This was my 2nd visit to this place and we purchased there groupon deal. Saved some money but worth it. There new Addition of alien world and androids is ok presentation. They charge extra for it but better to skip it, nothing much inside. My nephew and niece they all... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my almost 2 year old and 4 year old, they both had a great time, we spent about 3 hours there. The water play area and the body exhibits were fantastic for them. And the little play house areas were really great for the toddler. Looking forward to going back one day!

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