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Explorit Science Center

3141 5th Street, Davis, CA 95618
(530) 756-0191
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Davis
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Davis
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Explorit has a variety of hands-on indoor and outdoor science activities that children can explore and learn new things about the world around them. Exhibits are rotated periodically and include a rock/mineral collection, live animals with which children can interact, and physical science experiments. Explorit hosts traveling programs and intramural camps for children.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This was a fun spot to visit but very much for young families. The title of the exhibit online was about Art and Science so I thought I'd give it a try. Went there with my 19 yr. old daughter. A little on the young side for us, but it was still fun. Loved the different cockroaches and lizards. Some... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I'm a native Davisite and I grew up visiting the Explorit Science Center. This is a great place to learn and experience science hands-on. The exhibits rotate and they oftentimes have live animals that kids can handle. All around, this is a worthwhile afternoon outing.

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This place is really hands-on because they use familiar stuff for investigations or experiments. It's the sort of place where you and your kids will pick up ideas for things you can start - or continue - at home. It's small but there's lots to do if you are into getting engaged with sciencey stuff. It's in a park setting... More

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Fairfield, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

A few other moms and I took our Kindergarteners there. They had fun but the place is smaller than expected and we didn't stay very long. Definitely educational and it won't take up your whole day.

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