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Arizona Science Center

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Address: 600 East Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number: 602-716-2000
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Description: A museum with over 300 hands-on exhibits that keep visitors involved.

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Excellent family outing

An excellent place to take the grandchildren and let them explore. My granddaughter loved playing house in the little kitchen. So many things to do for kids of all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

An excellent place to take the grandchildren and let them explore. My granddaughter loved playing house in the little kitchen. So many things to do for kids of all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

So many examples of different aspects of science, kids will enjoy learning. So many hands-on things to try. Even seniors can have fun here! We spent a good two hours just watching the groups of children trying out the displays. Price of admission was a bit high so do try to find a groupon and save the money for some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My children and I enjoyed this museum the first couple of times we went. After that it was just ok. I think the exhibits need to changed more often and more hands on activities offered. The weather demonstration is really cool.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

They have a lot of little sessions where they teach small groups about various aspects of all different kinds of science. EVERY time I go, I learn something new. Great for taking children and what a wonderful idea when it's hot and you want to do something with the entire family or as a couple.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Great place to take your kids. Learning and playing at the same time. On the expensive side but check on Groupon they have deals all the time. I got a summer family membership for around $45, totally worth it. The food and gift shop are also kind of pricey. Don't forget to validate your parking. There are many cool things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great place to explore, especially during hot summer afternoons. We take the grandchildren and the adore it!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Not worth the price of admission. Broken equipment. Information retread with very little to offer. Too expensive for what it offers and only stays in business because its the only game in a podunk town that grew into a city too big for itself.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We're grandparents now and our granddaughter may have unleashed our inter child when we visited the center. Plenty of interactive exhibits that are both educational and fun. What a special afternoon.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

People often mistakenly believe it's geared toward children, but that's not true. In fact, they have an adults only Friday night event with cocktails. Just go with an open mind and enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The Arizona Science Center has a great many interactive exhibits to entertain children and adults alike, but their best things are the special visiting exhibits. I really enjoyed Body Worlds, and had a lot of fun with the DiVinci exhibit, but my favorite was the Titanic with a large ice burg at the bottom of the stairs.

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