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Liberty Science Center

222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07305
201-200-1000
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Jersey City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Science Museums
Useful Information: Activities for young children
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New York City, New York
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287 reviews 287 reviews
126 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

This museum is worth the trip from the city. It has multiple levels and is very interactive. Even if you don't love pure science, you will find things of interest here. It's great for kids up adults.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

We love zoos and science centers, and have visited many. This is one of the larger ones we've visited. Prime material for 6 and up years, but the preschooler enjoyed Clifford, the new Electricity show, and the maze crawl in the dark, plus the for-little-ones-only activity room on the first floor. Yes, lots of (desirable) hands-on activities means lots of... More

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New York City, New York
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14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

It's obviously geared toward children, but there are plenty of interesting and interactive things to do. The IMAX is intense the shows fascinating documentaries and sometimes showcasing a blockbuster film.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Our second time at LSC, we spent 6 hours here. My son (6) especially loves the 3rd floor because of the bubble machine and the mock endoscopy. We caught two shows: the Lemurs of Madagascar - shown on the incredible IMAX dome and the Tesla lightning show. The cafeteria is central king located for a nice lunch and snacks. This... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Liberty Science Center is in the heart of Jersey City (aka not so nice of an area) the center is very large with 4 floors. I would say it is for the 7 and up crowd. My child 10 enjoyed it very much. It is crowded with lots of campers in the summer- however after 230 pm they all cleared... More

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Sea Girt, NJ
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4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Truly a disappointment. Not worth the approximate $100 cost of admission for a family of four. (Parking is an additional $7.) For starters, I couldn't help thinking how ironic it was that one of the exhibits features microbes b/c the exhibits and surfaces throughout the center are not at all clean. While young children (6 and under) might find the... More

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Bottom line: Fun for kids and the IMAX dome is great! Tip: Avoid visiting in the summer or call ahead and see what the camp situation is like for the day. Details: We arrived here around 10am on a Wednesday to a fairly empty parking lot. The museum is located seconds off of the turnpike so it was very easy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I made a solo visit after getting a Groupon. It was a pleasant surprise to find that Groupon had a few other minor discounts in store for me. The kids that I saw were having a great time, but apart from the IMAX show, there was not much to impress me. If you don't have your own transport, consider approaching... More

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The exhibits are well maintained,colorful and engageing. older teens will be BORED. If you have older teens,besure to get an IMAX ticket, the dome theater is great. ehibits are very interactive, geared more towards tweens and below.The tamarans are a don't miss, and the gift shop prices were a pleasant surprise. high quality shirts, stuffed toys etc as well as... More

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Clifton, New Jersey
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I visted with my girlfriend and 4 year old stepdaughter. The grounds are nice, the facility is large with plenty to do, but a 4 year old gets bored rather quickly in the more scientific exhibits. But, for me, it was great. The animal exhibits are fascinating, and definitely spend the extra 5 or 6 bucks to see an imax... More

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