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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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This is a great place to bring children plus the big kids! There is so much to do and see and makes learning fun!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Springfield, MO
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Springfield, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to bring children plus the big kids! There is so much to do and see and makes learning fun!

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St. Louis, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a small science center with ton's of hands on things for kids. My grandkids love it. It has 4 floors and many exhibits. There is a preschool room you can just drop in and let the kid play while you sit down. Big kids can even ride a high wire bike for a small fee.

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southern Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We stopped at the Discovery Center on a trip to Branson, and we were so glad we did. We are members of our local science center and because of that, we were able to get in for free. If you haven't done so, look into becoming an ASTC member as it pays off within a few visits and allows you... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Great place to go on a rainy, cold or hot day. Great for adults but primarily for children. Many activities, hand-on projects, displays, interactive activities, learning centers, and more. A wonderful place where leaning is fun and you children will be entertained for hours. The gift shop is full of wonderful educational toys. A much for anyone involved with children.

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Fulton, Kentucky
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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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12 reviews
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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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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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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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Address: Address: 438 St. Louis, Springfield, MO 65806
Phone Number: 417-862-9910
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Springfield

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