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Danville Science Center

677 Craghead St, Danville, VA 24541-1503
+1 434-791-5160
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Great Digital Dome and Science exhibits

A lot of fun for kids of all ages. Look and plan for special events. Digital Dome theater features... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
francoischenard
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Danville, Virginia
Very interesting!!

I stopped by with my grown niece & her husband and we were very impressed. I can not wait until my... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
muniaoUSA
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USA
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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.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“train station” (6 reviews)
“all ages” (4 reviews)
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677 Craghead St, Danville, VA 24541-1503
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+1 434-791-5160
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

A lot of fun for kids of all ages. Look and plan for special events. Digital Dome theater features very fun and instructive movies that changes periodically.

Thank francoischenard
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I stopped by with my grown niece & her husband and we were very impressed. I can not wait until my 2 grandchildren visit Danville so I can take them there. They will love it! Danville should be proud to have such a wonderful science...More

Thank muniaoUSA
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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!

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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

1  Thank TamagotchiAdvisor23
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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
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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.

1  Thank patricialP1110BZ
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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
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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
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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
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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
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