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“Great mix of the educational & interactive”

Sci-Quest Hands-on Science Center
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Owner description: Opening its doors to the public in May 1999, the Science Center inspires curiosity and connects science to everyday life through hands-on fun for all ages with a wide variety of hands-on exhibits and experiences. Whether you want to predict the local forecast on a real TV weather station and green screen or take a wild trip through the human body with Grossology, Sci-Quest has something for everyone!
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

While it did not look like much from the outside, looks were deceiving. Lots of hands on science fun to include quite a few interactive displays I had not seen at other similar type of science/explore centers. In addition to leaning about electric currents, the EM spectrum, and human body (to include interactive exhibits on sounds and smells the bodies makes) kids also could play with a green screen as a weather boy/girl, blow large bubbles and sit on a bench that shook to simulate different scale earthquakes. While we used our ASTC reciprocal membership, prices were very reasonable for the they offer, small snack area (chips, drinks) also avaiable

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We live in Birmingham, so we're spoiled with the Mcwane Center. However, in the eyes of my 5yr old he said sci-quest was "awesome"! We will definitely go again.

1  Thank L C
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

There were lots of hands on things to do. The grandchildren had a fun time. There were 8 in our group. It was cheaper for us to purchase a year membership together than to pay regular admission. Only negative was their small gift shop didn't have any t shirts for sale.

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

Several good STEM learning opportunities with easy entry to the whole experience. Parking was easy as well. Kids from 10 to 25 enjoyed it!

1  Thank Jaldijaldicomet
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

Our grandchildren had a great time here. Most of the activities were very interesting. I do think it would a be a little more fun for children if some of the employees actually demonstrated how to do some of the activities rather than just sitting at the front desk.

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