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Address: 5824 Council St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Phone Number: +1 319-363-7836
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Great Family Fun

They change their exhibits regularly making it a place you can take the family again and again. The IMAX is always a good time, but be careful if you get motion sick as the motion... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
Kaylaswanderlust7
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Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

They change their exhibits regularly making it a place you can take the family again and again. The IMAX is always a good time, but be careful if you get motion sick as the motion of the movie can be a bit overwhelming!

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La Crosse, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My husband and I took my niece to the Science Center and spent a few hours visiting various science stations throughout the open room. My niece enjoyed the hands-on stations, and even I learned a few new things! For two adults and one kid, admission was $7 for all three. Spending $7 for a few hours of educational entertainment is... More 

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2 Thank jennelliott14
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Take the kids to a fun, exciting, hands on educational day, Even as an adult I am always fascinated about going to the Science Center just to see what else they have for us all to learn.

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3 Thank Diggerdoll
Marion, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The flood of '08 destroyed the original but they have reopened in a new space on Council St. The new space is a work in progress but fun for a rainy day!

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1 Thank Sada M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Why the heck is this even listed? TRIPADVISOR FAIL! (it was pretty cool when it was open). Flood of 2008 made it go bye-bye!!!

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6 Thank JonDoh
Iowa
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235 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

What a waste of space and a representation of the lack of creativity in Cedar Rapids.

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1 Thank tpharkman
Iowa
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2009

The museum was affected by the flood of 2008 and is no longer open downtown. Sadly, the IMAX theater closed a few months prior to this because it cost too much. The museum has opened a small museum at Lindale Mall until they can find another site.

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3 Thank jbear8989
Dillon, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2008

This is by far the best IMAX ever. I love the dome shape. It's well worth it!

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1 Thank travelgrl777
Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2008

I take my children every year ... there are always a rotating bunch of learning activities on 3 floors. After we've tried out all of the neat experiments and demonstrations, we visit the gift shop for some cool items. Then, we watch a neat movie on the IMAX screen. The IMAX makes it feel like you are there ... very... More 

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