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Discovery Center of Idaho

131 W Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702-7652
+1 208-343-9895
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Great place for the family!

They've done a lot of work to this place over the last couple years and it's new, fresh, and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hannah S
Even fun for little kids!

I brought my little guy when we had a moment of boredom and he had so much fun in the kid zone!! I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boise, Idaho
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Hands-on math/science/technology exhibits for all ages.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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131 W Myrtle St, Boise, ID 83702-7652
+1 208-343-9895
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Reviewed 2 days ago

They've done a lot of work to this place over the last couple years and it's new, fresh, and changes regularly. There are programs for kids and adults that make learning fun.

Thank Hannah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I brought my little guy when we had a moment of boredom and he had so much fun in the kid zone!! I was so glad they had something for him, he was 3-4 at the time. Some of their stuff is old, but kids...More

Thank toodlesun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cost of going was way too high for the experience. It cost us over $80 for 3 adults and 2 children. Not sure if this is the normal price or was special due to weekend or due to the shark exhibit.

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It's a cute science museum with hands-on activities and a current shark exhibit. However, definitely not worth the $60 (2 adults and 2 children) to get in!! How upsetting! Maybe if you're a member, it's more convenient? Worth asking.

Thank MomfromAZ
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My 7 and 4 year olds love the rotating features, the hands-on learning, and the classes offered. The staff here is super kid-friendly and helpful.

Thank BoiseCarrie
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love some exhibits, but not all are great. Some are wonderful and hands on while others like de vinci and sharks are more museum style so not as fun for kids. Overall love it and they change exhibits to keep it new and...More

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We saw a Da Vinci exhibit here and the kids spent hours looking at the models. The down side? Ever try to build a catapult in your back yard?

Thank W6708JVlarrys
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

My girls loved this place!! We were there for 5 hours and they could have stayed longer. Very popular with schools and groups because there were kids everywhere! Every room with full of educational and fun activities! Would def go again!

Thank Lilrichmomma
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My wife and I went there with my 4 year old grandson hoping to educate and occupy his interest. This did not happen. There was not a lot going on. The things that were there were mostly broken. My grandson was bored and so was...More

Thank 888Frank2015
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My kids go crazy when we go to this place. You can spend an entire day there learning things, and all of it is tactile. From the "be a TV weather broadcaster" green screen to bubble walls to sound cones, flashing on-the-wall photographs to pulleys...More

1  Thank WhereDoIGoNow
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27 May 2017|
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Response from WhereDoIGoNow | Reviewed this property |
$9, $8 military, Kids 2 or under free; there are also a host of coupons and discounts. Call ahead- there's a school/teacher discount, a homeschool discount, and a group discount if you bring in a group.
18 March 2016|
Response from Stan H | Reviewed this property |
We went with our 2 1/2 year old grandson and had a great time. There are several stations set up suited for different age groups.
14 November 2015|
Response from Morris-Madison | Reviewed this property |
Admission is from $7-$8-$10 (child-senior-adult). Members are free.