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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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Learning Is Fun!!!!

We took our family here over spring break and had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Great Place!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Fulton, Kentucky
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Fulton, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We took our family here over spring break and had a wonderful time. The staff was very friendly and helpful! Great Place!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

The place was amazing. They had so much to do, and you learned so much. Incredibly fun, I would definitely recommend visiting.

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Wichita, KS
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

There were plenty of things to do. We have an 8 year old and he had a good time as well as we did. Don't forget to drink out of the toilet!

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Vandalia, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

My kids loved all the hands on exhibits. We could have spent the whole day there. They really loved the water tables.

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Springfield, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Lots of exhibits for younger children to learn hands on. The static electricity is fun, the model river is fun, The big sand pile where they dig for stuff kept them busy. Kids 3 to 10 love it.

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Columbia, MO
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Spent three hours there and the kids could have stayed longer. Lots of fun, hands-on exhibits, fun for many ages - my kids are 5 and 7 and they were excited about most of the exhibits, but there were some that were still a little too old for them. we will be back.

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Joplin, Missouri, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We had an absolute blast. The weather was terrible and when traveling with a 3 year old, just hanging out doesn't cut it. He was able to run and play, and touch EVERYTHING. The volunteers/employees were plentiful. We had an issue with bigger kids who's parents were no where to be seen dominating some of the exhibits and/or not being... More 

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Rogers, Arkansas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

My granddaughters, ages 8 & 12 thoroughly enjoyed the Discover Center. I had to force them to leave - always a good sign!! It was a great value for the money. Buy the additional tickets required for the High Wire Bicycle before you go in!! Interactive learning experience suited for ages 5 and up, or perhaps very advanced 4 year... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

While most of the exhibits and hands-on experiments are similar to other science centers, the stand-out attraction is the bicycle ride three stories high (and yes, it's thrilling yet perfectly safe)!

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My husband, son and I all enjoyed this place. I loved that they had a discovery room for smaller children, which allowed for my son to play with exhibits his size. The staff was super friendly and a great help. It was worth the money and we will be back when we are back in Springfield!

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