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Danville Science Center

677 Craghead St, Danville, VA 24541-1503
+1 434-791-5160
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Fantastic Fun for the Whole Family!

One of Danville's best attractions! Friendly staff, knowledgeable personnel, a variety of exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Danville, Virginia
I liked it!

This place was very nice. If you like science and you live in Danville, head here. Pros: There's... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Danville, Virginia
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We Make Science FUN. The Danville Science Center delights all ages with its hands-on exhibits and special programs that make science fun for everyone. During butterfly season (April-October), don't miss the beauty of the Butterfly Station and Garden - one of only a few butterfly greenhouses in Virginia.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
677 Craghead St, Danville, VA 24541-1503
+1 434-791-5160
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

One of Danville's best attractions! Friendly staff, knowledgeable personnel, a variety of exhibits and a lovely location make this one of my favorite spots!

Thank juancarlosreyphd
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This place was very nice. If you like science and you live in Danville, head here. Pros: There's a room for lots of cool games and the whatnot along with another one. They also have lots of other cool rooms. Cons: Almost nobody goes to...More

Thank TamagotchiAdvisor23
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Danville Science Center has two main buildings. The more modern building offers science interaction exhibits for children around ages 8-15. Adults will find it informative as well. The domed theatre is a special treat and reasonably priced. The older railroad station museum across the...More

Thank Albert V
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Very nice traveling exhibits. All other exhibits, quite dated. The train part of the museum is very nice with super knowable staff.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great local science museum that provides good interactive exhibits for the whole family. Be sure to check out the butterfly exhibit.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The wife and I decided to make a day of it in Danville and visit the Science Center before taking in a Braves game later in the afternoon. I must say we were both pleasantly surprised! This was actually a nice sized museum for a...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The title, Excellent Multi Generational Museum sums up my first thoughts when giving this review. There's something for every age group. It is a bright, fun, educational place to spend a morning with family.

Thank Brett J
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We took our son here! He absolutely loved it and we can't wait to go back with both of our kids. He really enjoyed looking at everything and all the hands on activities as well.

Thank shelbylanier92
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Went here with my better half's family for an afternoon. The museum is actually in a couple of buildings including the train station. There is a butterfly garden, a railroad caboose, several hands on exhibits for the kids and a domed planetarium show. Good family...More

Thank Jjmat49022
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Every time I am in Danville I take my daughter here. It had a wide variety of things to see and other interactive options to stimulate young minds (and older ones alike).

Thank TNorla
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