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Address: 2660 Unaweep Avenue, Grand Junction, CO 81503
Phone Number: +1 970-254-1626
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: We create excitement for science, technology, engineering and math for...
We create excitement for science, technology, engineering and math for kids 3-93 by offering creative hands-on experiences. Exploring wonders- Expanding Minds!
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Wonderful again!

We loved our second visit to the John McConnell Math and Science center. We were there at a non-busy time, so we had some real personal times with one of the teachers there. He... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Lehi, Utah
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Grand Junction, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I enrolled my 9 year old son into a "camp" type class at this place and I love it! He came home with all kinds of knowledge about plants, animals, computers, weather, and much more. I was intrigued by the few stations that I saw just dropping him off and picking him up from his day at camp. I would... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We loved our second visit to the John McConnell Math and Science center. We were there at a non-busy time, so we had some real personal times with one of the teachers there. He was wonderful. We loved the new experiments that they had, and the old ones that our kids had seen previously. Visit the Math and Science center,... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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27 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

As soon as I moved here, I enrolled my granddaughter as a member. Every Saturday, we can stop by for a free hour of experiments. Every semester they have different program to enroll the kids in after school. This time, my granddaughter is enrolled in chemistry, and she is only in first grade! Where else??

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

There is a wide variety of hands on exhibits for the whole family!! My kids and I always spend way more time here than we plan on.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This place offers many hands on science activities for children and adults to explore at their own pace. There are always volunteers available to provide support and assistance in the area. I love the 'living animals and fish". The active bee hive is my personal favorite. Plenty of parking. . .location a little tricky. Reasonably priced for a positive experience... More 

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We were passing through on vacation and wanted to find a quick stop to let our son do something for an hour or so. We read good reviews so decided to stop by. As mentioned in a few other reviews, don't pay attention to the old school building look. Once inside, everything is hands-on and amazing! The staff is great... More 

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Lehi, Utah
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50 reviews 50 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We loved the math and science center. It looked very unassuming from the out side, but it was packed with fun things for us to experience. We loved it, our kids loved it, and we still talk about how much fun it was. This was an off-beat thing to do - but one of the highlights of our trip.

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West Valley City, Utah
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Don't be fooled when you drive up to this and find it nestled in an elementary school. This place is GREAT! We actually ended up visiting twice while on vacation in Mesa, Colorado (about an hour away). This center has dozens and dozens of hands on, interactive science displays that engage children (and adults). We have six kids age 4... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

We all loved it - 5 kids ages 5-11 and mom! Great value...great fun, sweet and helpful and available staff. Gem of a hands on museum!!

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Nashville, TN
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Really some unique experiments and demonstrations. Adult guides are there to heighten the experience. Even small kids can benefit. But probably more appropriate for 9-12 year olds. However, adults can enjoy as well.

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