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Discovery Center of Springfield

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Address: 438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: 417-862-9910
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Go Here If You are 9 Mos. or 99 Years - AWESOME!

Amazing place with many things for kids from ages 9 months - 99 years! I now know why Brad and Angelina Pitt decided to donate funds for this c-o-o-l place in downtown... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Amazing place with many things for kids from ages 9 months - 99 years! I now know why Brad and Angelina Pitt decided to donate funds for this c-o-o-l place in downtown Springfield...

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Mount Vernon, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Kids love the Discovery Center. Downtown and a huge building, lots of interesting facts and fun to learn...

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Apple Valley, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It was a smaller facility and not as technologically advanced as some other science centers we a have visited with our 9 year old. She enjoyed it but I found it geared for younger children and was just happy that we got in for free with our membership reciprocal benefits.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I love taking my kids here. They can play, expel energy, and learn without realizing it :-) This place is worth an annual membership AND you get benefits at many other museums/centers throughout the States!

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Chillicothe, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I took my two 5 year old grandsons. They had a great time. There are lots of things to see and do...very hands on.

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Brought my niece here for a Halloween event and she had a blast. Everything was open as usual plus they had an outdoor jack-o-lantern display with different colored chemicals after they closed. They even exploded a pumpkin! Fun for all of us.

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Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We loved the Discovery Center as much as our 2 sons!! Lots of things to explore. The boys liked to dig for dinosaur bones, Look at different bugs, a fun afternoon.

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Troy, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Took my 6 and 8 year old nephews with my sister in law and they had fun. It was $40 for two adults and two kids, we spent about 2 hours at the discovery center so I guess the price for time was pretty reasonable. The kids ran around like madness playing with stuff. We did some reading and learning... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We have been here a few times with the kids. It has a lot of stuff to do go all ages and is really cool. The kids always enjoy it. Worth the trip!

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Skokie, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Took our kids here for an afternoon while we were traveling. They had the time of their lives and I did too. There is enough to do where you could spend an entire day

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