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Saint Louis Science Center

5050 Oakland Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110
314 289 4444
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Ranked #30 of 150 Attractions in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Founded in 1985, the Saint Louis Science Center is an interactive, hands‐on science and technology museum located in Saint Louis Missouri. With over... more » Owner description: Founded in 1985, the Saint Louis Science Center is an interactive, hands‐on science and technology museum located in Saint Louis Missouri. With over 700 interactive exhibits, the Science Center is the 5th largest science center and the 24th largest museum of any kind in the United States. Be sure to stop by and explore the wonders of science. Don't forget to pay a visit to Mr. T-Rex, the animatronic dinosaur that has delighted and frightened generations of St. Louis children. « less
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Springfield, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

There are lots of exhibits and many interactive things. The best thing about this place is that it is free. When you walk in you come face to face with a moving T-Rex. There are several floors of scientific exhibits for the kids to play and look at . There is a fairly new forensic science room where you can... More

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ballwin mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

It doesn't matter if you are a child or a senior citizen, The St. Louis Science Center has it all, They even have an enclosed walkway over Interstate 64 where you can track traffic speeds . The walkway leads you over to the Centers Planetarium which is full of Space Exhibits ,even one of the first Space Cap's which were... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Great place to take the kids or if your an adult it was also excellent. Lots of exhibits and things to look at. The IMAX was great very interesting. It could fill an entire as there is lots to look at. I really enjoyed it

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Watertown, South Dakota
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

It is worth the money, there is an interactive center, dinosaur area, electricity, etc. Plus this place is free, they only thing you have to pay for is to get in. That's five bucks with a car load, it is totally worth it. They have a cinema and a food court, and a build a bear area. Thought it was... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

We are science center nerds so we loved this science center too. (didn't like that they only accept cash $10 parking) but I think the science center was free! Little kids will enjoy all the stuff to touch and big dinosaur replica but for teens there was quite a bit of interesting stuff to see, do and read. When you... More

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new jersey
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102 reviews 102 reviews
9 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Not a place for adults unless you need a cool place to visit on a hot day. We did see the D-Day viewing which was fabulous. Other than that it is for children only and had nothing to keep adults occupied.

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Oakville, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

An interesting place, the OMIMAX is good, many of the exhibits are getting rather old and many do not work. Needs to update exhibits and add new ones.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

While there is plenty of content in the Science Center, many of the exhibits are less interactive than you might think. Very young children may have a tendency to bore quickly. Your visit might be one hour or three hours (depending on the ages of everyone visiting).

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Warrenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We went to the science center and made a whole day of the adventure. All three of the boys and myself enjoyed it very much.We did take in the Omni-max viewing of the Island of lemurs of Madagascar and we all loved it.Great for a wide range of ages to enjoy the St.Louis Science Center free admission except to special... More

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Brighton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

You will see exciting movies that immerse you in the story being told. As a member, you get member only screenings that include food and drink. Include this in your trip.

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