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Emerald Coast Science Center

31 Memorial Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6534
+1 850-664-1261
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Science of Beer

We went to the science of beer hosted by local Grayton Brewery and had a great time. It's nice that... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
José G
via mobile
Major disappointment

As a homeschooling family of a young child and a teen, we often seek out local museums while... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Crystald1234
via mobile
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The Emerald Coast Science Center is a hands-on museum for families located behind the baseball field at Seabreeze Park. With touchable exhibits there is fun for all families!
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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31 Memorial Pkwy SW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548-6534
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+1 850-664-1261
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We went to the science of beer hosted by local Grayton Brewery and had a great time. It's nice that they try to host events for adults sometimes.

Thank José G
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

As a homeschooling family of a young child and a teen, we often seek out local museums while vacationing for educational and recreational fun suitable for both kiddos. I can honestly say we've never had a complaint or felt disappointed before... until now. If it...More

Thank Crystald1234
Diane F, Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thanks for your visit and review. You touch on some issues that we are working to correct. Even though our facilities are a bit old and dated, the building is new to us, having moved to this location in Nov 2014. We are purchasing the...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We are members of the St Louis Science Center, and we like to visit other locations. There are some great activities here for kids.

Thank jsnewman613
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This science museum will delight kids with its hands-on activities. There was plenty to do in the 90 minutes that we were there. Plus there's a playground in the park next to the museum so there's a place to get the kids' energy out.

Thank Barry L
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your review, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 3 February 2017

The kids we took had fun and loved it, that's the important thing. Adults will find the displays humble and well worn, but the kids are the important ones. The kids were 5 and 9. don't plan on much more than an hour to cover...More

Thank visamastermichigan
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

While we are a small nonprofit, we are looking forward to some of our newer exhibits that are in the process of being installed. We are glad your children had fun!

Reviewed 19 January 2017

Was excited to take my niece for day trip and enjoy what this museum ahs to offer. I was highly disappointed at what little they had and the condition of the exhibits/building. Taking our time, we went through the whole museum in less than 30...More

Thank rlj921
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

We appreciate your feedback. As a small nonprofit who moved into this building two years ago, we are working hard to renovate the older building and upgrade our exhibits. We currently have 2 smaller areas under renovation and are due to be completed at the...More

Reviewed 31 December 2016

The ECSC moved to a new location a couple of years ago, and continues to expand and upgrade their offerings for school aged children. We visited during Christmas break, and I felt like we were at a sophisticated science fair, with everything hands on. My...More

2  Thank Cai53
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your review! You are correct, we have 2 areas that are in renovation states and should be completed by the end of March. This includes our Tots space, which will be reinstalled in the coming months. Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place may be small, and the looks of the outside, it's been here for quite a while, but it was a great great bit of fun for our party of nine - 2 teens, 2 fourth & fifth graders, 4 parents and a great-G'mom....More

2  Thank mgriz
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your review! This is indeed an older building but it is a new location for us. We've started renovations on some of our exhibits and we are looking forward to all the upcoming changes.

Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

My kids love this place. The staff is wonderful and the exhibits are both entertaining and educational.

Thank Molly F
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017

Thank you for your review! We appreciate the feedback and hope you enjoy our upcoming new exhibits.

Reviewed 24 October 2016

Simply excellent way to spend a few hours with the kids exploring the wonders of science. Very affordable as well.

Thank Shawn L
Diane F, General Manager at Emerald Coast Science Center, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2016

Thank you for your review Shawn!

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rubyparker196
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Response from Diane F | Property representative |
Admission prices: Under 2 years old-free Children- $7.00 Adults (over 18)-$9.00 Seniors-$8.00 Our hours are 10 am -4 pm, Tuesday-Saturday
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