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WonderWorks

9910 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL 32407
+1 850-249-7000
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: WonderWorks is an indoor amusement park combining education and entertainment in over 100 hands-on...
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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Type: Science Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Owner description: WonderWorks is an indoor amusement park combining education and entertainment in over 100 hands-on exhibits that will spark the imagination and challenge the mind. Interactive, educational and fun for all ages! Those visiting the attraction will enjoy a variety of experiences including being blown away by hurricane-force winds, maneuvering the controls of a NASA spacecraft to land the shuttle, lying on a bed of 3,500 nails, piloting a fighter jet, riding a 360 degree roller coaster, carrying out intense military missions in the Black Hawk Experience and competing in a game of Lazer tag.
Useful Information: Activities for young children

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Nashville
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160 reviews 160 reviews
31 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

You see the upside down building, and the Ripley's brand suggests there's something cool/weird going on inside, but I really didn't know what to expect. This was a great day for us, despite not knowing what we were getting into; the kids had a great time, we got a break from the heat indoors, and it didn't feel like we... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We have visited Wonder Works in Gatlinburg as well, and if you have active young ones, this is the place! My grandkids are 12-7 and there is something for everyone, including me! Whether it's a ropes course or a bed of nails or a pulley swing, there is something for everyone to try and explore!

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Eleanor, West Virginia, USA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a blast riding rides and being shocked at all the weird and wild obstacles. We also did the rope obstacle coarse. This was scary for Mom, but Dad and 9yr. Old daughter were not scared at all walking on ropes and wooden steps while 18ft above everyone down below. Great time for all ages!

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Atlanta
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63 reviews 63 reviews
24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great place to take the kids but also take your wallet! A lot of things to see and do there and a fun afternoon is for all

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Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The kids had a lot of fun at WonderWorks. It seemed that more of the attractions were geared toward older children. Very expensive, so if you go plan to stay all day!

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Prestonsburg
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We did the package deal for both Ripley's,Wonder works and seven D movie... It was a rip off!!! The Seven D movie was pretty cool but the rest just sucked...If you are a kid 7-12 years old you might enjoy wonder works but half the exhibit were not in working order and the ones that did work were being used...As... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went here with my daughter who has been begging to go every time we visit the area. We had to meet family for lunch so before I paid to get in I asked if we could leave and come back since we wouldn't have time to stay very long. The attendant told me yes we can come back and the... More 

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wonderworkspcb, Guest Relations Manager at WonderWorks, responded to this review

Kristen, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to WonderWorks. I am so sorry to hear that your family was locked out on your return visit. You should have been happily welcomed, no matter what time you entered our building. I am not sure why the doors were locked 2 hours prior to... More 

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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We enjoyed Wonderworks. It took us about 3 hours to do everything. The ropes course was really cool. We lucked out and got a groupon to go. It was definitely worth half price, but I don't know if it is quite worth the full price. I would definitely save it for a rainy day when you can't go to the... More 

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Bonifay, FL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I brought 2 teens on a rainy day to Wonderworks. They had a great time because there is something for everyone. One was more interested in the exhibits and the science type activities while the other wanted to play laser tag and do the ropes course. They took turns trying everything out. We all left satisfied.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was very hesitant to go but very glad I did. We spent three hours at WonderWorks and there wasn't a dull moment the whole time! Many hands on learning tools, laser tag, ropes, and lots more to do and see.

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