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Da Vinci Science Center

3145 Hamilton Blvd. Bypass, Allentown, PA 18103
484.664.1002
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Allentown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
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Shadyside, Ohio, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

Nice, but too expensive. Can not compare to other centers that cost a lot less. Not much there. Volunteers there were great. Science part good but small.

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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This is a great place for kids and adults of all ages. They do a good job explaining all types or science. There are lots of special programs available for kids and special exhibits, check their website.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

a fun day for kids to learn and play. many scientific principles put in fun touchable scenarios... worth the time and money.

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New York, NY
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We hadn't been to the DaVinci center with our children, ages 3 and 1 until recently. My eldest had a birthday party here in February and it was so much fun. He asked to go back again & again and we have literally been to the center monthly since then, with the last two trips, taking both boys. They love... More

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North East, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Was expecting more displays for age appropriate teenagers, most displays were based for much younger visitors. Maybe they should rethink their displays.

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Riverdale, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We went on school break with three boys ages from 4 to 8. Each section had many exhibits that they could not wait to explore. All three of them loved that virtually everything could be touched and was interactive. The water areas where you could build a dam to stop the flow of water as well as the location where... More

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Alburtis
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

My husband & I took our 3 year old twin grandchildren & they had a great time. I was very surprised because I thought they were too young. It is a great place to visit & I definitely would go back again

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Allentown
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We live nearby and taking the grandkids to DaVinci has become a frequent outing. They love all the permanent exhibits as well as the featured ones. On our last outing, we caught a chemistry demonstration done with pumpkins, etc. for the Halloween season. Even the 15-year-old liked it. And, they always find something interesting to buy in the gift shop.... More

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Marietta, Georgia
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165 reviews 165 reviews
21 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

In most situations, a museum designed primarily for children is also OK for adults. This one was not. The displays were intended to be instructional but many were in such poor condition that they either did not work at all or really failed to provide good demonstration of the principles they were supposed to show. No special exhibits were open... More

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Newton, NJ
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134 reviews 134 reviews
85 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

From the outside, the center looks larger then it actually is. The main level has one large room of exhibits and the upper level has a few more. We had the place mostly to ourselves since it was a school day and no field trips were scheduled so it was very quiet. They did have one staff member to answer... More

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