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Arizona Science Center

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Address: 600 E Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2303
Phone Number: +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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Our group almost rented out a floor here for our meeting. When our headcount came in significantly less than we had hoped, we had to change our plans. I went to see the space and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Los Angeles
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group almost rented out a floor here for our meeting. When our headcount came in significantly less than we had hoped, we had to change our plans. I went to see the space and met with Kevin Scarborough. Kevin is knowledgeable, creative, and a great advocate for the ASC. I hope to be able to do an event here... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to be back on being a children, I went on a date and i didnt know what to expect but it was amazing, i had a great time

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my sister during the week. It was not busy at all which was nice. it did cost 18 dollars which I felt was a tad expensive. This Science Center is more for kids than all ages. But saying this my sister and I did enjoy it. So if you are not too worried about thinking it's a... More 

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Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see & do! What variety, with something to constantly keep everyone interested & engaged! Easily a day full of wild and crazy fun! Perfect air conditioned activity for a hot day for kids/adults of all ages! There is something in there for everyone!

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Thank Debbie F
Szentendre, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The center offers a lot of excitement and learning of different sciences. There are interactive stations, exhibitions, lectures and movies. High quality, well organized and inspiring.

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice few hours but it was definitely a child-based museum - we still had fun though, it was well laid out and the Planetarium was lovely.

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atlanta, georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The exhibits were not all in working order when we visited....probably 20% or so were missing something. That said, the range of exhibits was wide and the quality of explanation generally excellent. We did not do any of the paid extras like the movie of the national parks or the planetarium, so I have no idea of their quality.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This is a very good science center in downtown Phoenix. We used the Groupon and got into the Center with 4 tickets and 2 movie passes for $45. Quite the bargain. A good amount of excellent exhibits and a great way to spend a few hours. The Androids and Robots exhibit was not worth the extra money though. The Robots... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This is our second trip to the center and absolutely as good as the first. We saw a different feature exhibit this time and then visited at each of the standards as well. The kids were just as engrossed if not more than our first visit. The facility is clean and easy to navigate. It certainly inspires kids and adults... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

How awesome is it to have a facility that has changing exhibits for all walks of life and interests. Every exhibit is so tastefully, well done.

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