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Emerald Coast Science Center

139 Brooks St, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
850 664 1261
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Description: The Emerald Coast Science Center is a hands-on museum for families located on the Fort Walton Beach Landing Park.
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Fancy Farm
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I guess i should have known you get what you pay for but i was disappointed in this place. The price was cheap so i wanted to give it a try but when we walked in the door i knew it wasnt what i was hoping it would be. Let me just say the place is in need of some... More

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St. Martinville La
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We went her on one of last days of the trip. We could have saved a little money if we would have remembered that its 2 for 1 on Sundays. There is also a coupon in one of the visitiors magazines you get on the brocure racks.

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Rochester, Michigan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My 6 year old daughter really enjoyed this place! It's a small, somewhat run down place but it made no difference to her! I would say we spent about 1 hour there. Cheap activity that is out of the heat!

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Morristown, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Sadly this Science Center is in dire need of work. Like many, they probably rely on donations so they need help by the look of it. Many of the items weren't working or not in service. It was affordable, but honestly probably still not worth what was paid.

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Pittsburg, Kansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Our final day in FWB was rainy, so we thought we'd take the boys (ages 5 and almost 3) to check out the Science Museum. Several of the exhibits were not functioning properly (or at all). Overall, the museum seemed kind of dingy & dirty, and in dire need of updating. It's not very big, so it doesn't take very... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We took our 3 children (ages 12, 10, and 8) and they really enjoyed it! The price was very reasonable for admission and gift shop items. There were plenty of hand on things for them to investigate. It is not large, but there are several rooms to walk through- including a bubble room and one investigating the human body. It... More

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Shalimar, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Took our kids aged 17, 12 and. 6. They loved all of the activities and science exhibits! They're favorite was the bubble room. It is a bit old and run down but for the low entry fee, you can complain. Kids of all ages will love this place!

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Columbus, Ohio
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We took our two kids (1 and 3) here on a rainy day while vacationing in the Destin area. The kids loved it. We spent over 1.5 hours here. Like some of the other reviews mentioned, it's a little dated from an adult's perspective. However, for the money, around $15 in total for our family, it's a good, cheap, educational... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Okay at best. Many of the science activities were missing pieces!! However, we did only pay 13 bucks(coupon) to go. It was a good way to spend a rainy day with the kids. They seemed to enjoy it.

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Crestview, FL
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The science center is a great place to take kids. There are many hands on, fun, and learning activities for kids and parents to enjoy. The staff is really great, and there is also a gift shop.

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