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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A museum with over 300 hands-on exhibits that keep visitors involved.

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Adult Night

I went on a First Friday adult night and it was pretty cool :) I'm a teacher and had only ever been there on a field trip.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Dougherty
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I went on a First Friday adult night and it was pretty cool :) I'm a teacher and had only ever been there on a field trip.

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Marana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

There is so much to explore and learn. Such a unique place and hours of fun! The whole family can learn and laugh together in a safe place.

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Washington, D.C.
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I came here for a work event and the setting was great. In addition to great food there are a lot of fun exhibits for you to check out. Most are geared at children but they are pretty fun for adults at night when you have had a few drinks.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Cannot exactly review the Center, because we never went inside. We were visiting Phoenix in late April 2015 and noticed that the Football Hall of Fame had a temporary exhibit. With great anticipation, we entered and got in line to purchase tickets. It was then we noticed the admittance fee - in addition to the $17 Adult General Admission ticket... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

OK, we have visited similar sites in Paris, Wien, Barcelona, Belgium, etc., but this one in PHX is a bit different in a way that it has a soul... I've got the impression that someone put their dreams and extra energy while designing the area. The concept which attracts youngsters as well as adults is quite simple, but very clever... More 

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This center is definitely geared towards children, but I did enjoy myself as well. Tons of hands on activities for everyone to try! A great learning experience for everyone! We viewed the 3D movie about living throngs and that was very interesting! A bit pricey, but worth the time to see!!!

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Milton, Canada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

It's a small science centre, but they do very nicely with the budget they have. Planetarium is great.

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Pacifica, California
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A very nice and eye appealing place but not for adults without kids. It is definitely a kid oriented place. I took in the IMAX theater and Planetarium at additional cost but I felt they were worth it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Would absoiutely agree with a previous review about this being more interesting to younger kids (less than 10) and the ticket line a bit long because there is only one attendant. For the number and quality of exhibits, we think that the entrance fee is a bit pricey. Just paid to view IMAX to let our kids enjoy.

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The name is rather misleading as the place is really a children musuem and not a science center. Yes rather nice for the kids but so much for adults. Getting in was a nightmare as there was only two people selling tickets and the line was rather long. One would think it would be like the going to a movie,... More 

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