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Kentucky Science Center

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Address: 727 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: +1 800-591-2203
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Kayaking
Description: Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun...
Explore 3 floors of exhibit experiences offering interactive science fun for the whole family! Plus, enjoy amazing movies in our NEW 4-story digital theater.
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I used to frequent the science center a lot when I was a kid, for school field trips. Always found it fun; at least the interactive parts of it. The thing is, there are STILL... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

It takes a lot to keep our kids interested but they loved this science center. We went after 5pm and got in for just $5 each which was great for us. Not overly crowded. 3 stories of science adventures. The only thing I wish was the maps would have been a little better at explaining the different areas. Other than... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I used to frequent the science center a lot when I was a kid, for school field trips. Always found it fun; at least the interactive parts of it. The thing is, there are STILL exhibits there from back in my day (in some cases 30+ years old), and they all show their age. My family (2 adults, 2 kids)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I went to the Science Center after 5:00 on Friday with my grandchildren and it only cost 5.00 a person. We had all the time we wanted since it doesn't close until 9:00. They had a great time and are asking to go back. There were lots and lots of hands on activities for children of all ages. Great family... More 

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Morehead, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The Science Center is an awesome place for Toddlers and Kids to go to play and explore. We got there at 3, and had to rush to see everything because they close during the week at 5. If they would stay open until 7, I think this would be perfect. There is no way a little one could get a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This place was great! The kids had fun and sadly we weren't able to stay any longer to see everything. We bought a family pass from our local museum which gives us access to hundreds of others all over the country. It's nice to have something, when we travel, for the kids to do. There were plenty of activities to... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This science center has something for all ages. The new PLAY exhibit is especially for kids and it's sure to be a great hit. The IMAX movie is always good and there are different exhibits coming and going so check the schedules. The gift shop is better than average too!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

We have 4 kids and have been to many different museums and science centers. We asked at the front desk about the ages for the exhibits. (We have 10, 12, 15, 17) They told us that it was for all ages. NOT TRUE. Ages 4 - 8 would be about right. While walking around, every hands-on exhibit was broken. Most... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

St Louis, Indianapolis, and Chicago blow this one out of the water. Really seemed like 25% of the exhibits were broke or not working properly. If you've never been to something like this before then you might enjoy it. But my kids were bored with it and ready to go after an hour. This was also the most expensive of... More 

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ansonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Everyone said to go see the Kentucky show at the Science Center. So we did. It was about the history (Lincoln was born here), About the different cultures and languages, Agriculture, Animals, Rivers, Music. Very interesting and informative.

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Benton, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

It is okay.. Just the place is wore out, plain and simple. Many kids that have taken its toll on some of the exhibits. Still kept my kid entertained on the items that did work.

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Additional Information about Kentucky Science Center

Address: 727 W. Main Street, Louisville, KY 40202
Phone Number: +1 800-591-2203
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Louisville>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm

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